HEALTH | 13 Foods To Eat When You’re Pregnant

Pregnant? Hangry? Looking for a snack that will make your tummy and your body happy? You’re probably hearing it a lot: Eating nutritious foods while pregnant is essential. I’m here to make your pantry into a one – shop of healthy and delicious foods that will give your baby the best start to life. When … Continue reading HEALTH | 13 Foods To Eat When You’re Pregnant

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Young Children With Coronavirus May Carry 10 To 100 Times More Of Virus Than Adults

Children under five years of age may harbor up to 100 times as much of the coronavirus in their noses and throats as infected adults and older children, according to a study out of Chicago. ‘Our analyses suggest children younger than 5 years with mild to moderate COVID-19 have high amounts of SARS-COV-2 viral in … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | Young Children With Coronavirus May Carry 10 To 100 Times More Of Virus Than Adults

health | COVID -19 Rates May Be Lower Than Thought For Pregnant Women

A new study suggests the rate of COVID-19 among pregnant women without symptoms is much lower than previously reported. Fewer than 3% of asymptomatic women admitted to three Yale New Haven Health hospitals for labor and delivery during April tested positive for COVID-19 infection. The contrasts with a 13.5 rate reported in a study of … Continue reading health | COVID -19 Rates May Be Lower Than Thought For Pregnant Women

HEALTH | Rare Syndrome Tied To COVID-19 Kills Three Children In New York, Cuomo Says

NEW YORK  - - Three children in New York have died from a rare inflammatory syndrome believed to be linked to the novel coronavirus, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, a development that may augur a pandemic risk of children. Cuomo had on Friday disclosed the death of a 5 – year old linked to … Continue reading HEALTH | Rare Syndrome Tied To COVID-19 Kills Three Children In New York, Cuomo Says

HEALTH | Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure Tied To Childhood Blood Sugar

Kids who are exposed to air pollution in the womb may have higher blood sugar level during childhood than kids without this exposure, according to a study that suggests particle pollution could be an environmental risk factor for diabetes. The current study included 365 children in Mexico City who were exposed to average daily PM … Continue reading HEALTH | Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure Tied To Childhood Blood Sugar

HEALTH | Warming Temperatures Put Women At Risk Of Giving Birth Early, Study Says

Women are at risk of giving birth early due to warmer temperatures brought on by the climate crisis, a new study finds. The study, published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change, found that on days when temperatures soar past 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32.2 degrees Celsius), birth rates increase 5%. Births rates are also elevated … Continue reading HEALTH | Warming Temperatures Put Women At Risk Of Giving Birth Early, Study Says

MOMS-TO-BE | A Stressful Pregnancy Reduces The Chances Of Having A Boy, A Study Shows

Study Shows MILAN/ITALY - Moms-to-be who undergo physical or mental stress during their pregnancies are less likely to have a boy and may also have a higher risk of preterm birth, according to a study published Monday. “The womb is an influential first home”, said lead author Catherine Monk, director of women’s mental health in … Continue reading MOMS-TO-BE | A Stressful Pregnancy Reduces The Chances Of Having A Boy, A Study Shows

HEALTH | Expert Tips On How To Keep Kids Safe In The Sun This Summer

Do I really need a sunscream that’s especially formulated for babies? It  is especially important to make sure infants are protected, as 25 per cent of our lifetime sun exposure take place before the age of 10, but there’s actually no big difference between baby formulations and adult formulations. When we see products labeled as … Continue reading HEALTH | Expert Tips On How To Keep Kids Safe In The Sun This Summer

HEALTH | Diabetic Women More Likely To Have Stillborn Baby, Study Finds

Diabetic women are more than four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than those without the condition, a new study has found. Researchers from University of Glasgow looked at the records of nearly 4,000 Scotish diabetic mothers. They found high blood sugar level in pregnant diabetics was a “risk factor” in stillbirths. The … Continue reading HEALTH | Diabetic Women More Likely To Have Stillborn Baby, Study Finds

HEALTH | Longer Pregnancy Tied To Higher Risk Of Stillbirth, Newborn Death

Pregnant women who continue to carry their babies after they reach full term have a higher risk of stillbirth and newborn deaths than mothers who deliver by 37 weeks’ gestation, a recent study suggests. Doctors have long understood the risk of complications for mother and babies when pregnancy continues too long past a women’s due … Continue reading HEALTH | Longer Pregnancy Tied To Higher Risk Of Stillbirth, Newborn Death