A new US survey has found that most Americans mistakenly believe miscarriages are rare and do not understand the causes.
Canada has launched its first national public blood bank for umbilical cord blood. Donations are now being accepted at the Ottawa hospital, and by next year hospitals in Brampton, Edmonton and Vancouver will also be able to collect cord blood donations for the public bank.
The media has recently reported on a Canadian study of twin births that determined a planned cesarean delivery is not necessarily any safer for either mother or child than a planned vaginal del
Last month, the province of Ontario celebrated the launch of a new life-saving screening test for newborns.
An article on bed rest that gets it right!
Best wishes to the royal couple who welcomed the arrival of a new baby boy, all 8lbs and 6oz of him!
There has been much discussion in the media recently about delayed clamping of the umbilical cord. Also known as DCC, Delayed Cord Clamping is a process in which the umbilical cord of the newborn is left intact for an extended period of time during the third stage of labour.
Taking iron supplements during pregnancy can lower a mother’s risk of giving birth to a low weight baby, suggests a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
A new analysis of data from five previous studies, published this week in BMJ Open, a journal of the British Medical Association, has found that babies are at five times the risk of SIDS when co-sleeping with a parent, regardless of whether t