A new research project is underway at Kingston General Hospital that aims to educate and support breastfeeding mothers.
For some women and their partners, pregnancy is a time of immense anxiety - not necessarily a time of joy. If a woman has experienced problems or miscarriages in previous pregnancies, this anxiety is often heightened.
The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 380,000 women die during pregnancy and child birth every year. That’s about the same number of women who give birth in Canada every year!
This free breastfeeding clinic at the KFL&A Public Health Unit provides you with information and support that will give you the confidence to know your baby is breastfeeding well. An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant looks forward to answering your breastfeeding questions.
The incidence of premature birth is increasing across Canada and around the world. The latest figures indicate approximately 7.8% of all births deliver before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy (full term is 40 weeks).
Two separate articles from the Globe and Mail this month deal with the same issue: delaying motherhood.
“Are home births safe?” This is the headline to the article in the August 26 issue of Maclean's magazine reviewing the debate over home birth versus hospital.
According to an article that was published in the Globe & Mail on September 8th, improper swaddling may be damaging to a baby's hips.
A research study recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal - and picked up by numerous news outlets, including
FACT (High Dose Folic Acid Supplementation Throughout Pregnancy for Pre-eclampsia Prevention).