The CHEO “Be Sweet to Babies” research team and the University of Ottawa’s School of Nursing have released a NEW video showing parents how they can reduce their infant’s pain during newborn screening and other blood tests.
Evidence suggests that risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease may be programmed while the fetus is developing during pregnancy and within the first few years of life.
OMama is a maternity care communication project initiated this spring by the Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN) in Ontario.
A new test – Non Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) - is a highly sensitive screening tool for certain chromosomal abnormalities, such as Down syndrome (trisomy 21) and trisomy 18, that poses no risk to a woman’s pregnancy.
Carolyn Thomas of Heart Sisters summarizes the June 2014 Toronto Meeting on pregnancy complications and heart disease.
A new position statement released last week recognizes the benefits of laboring in a tub of warm water to relieve pain and discomfort but does not recommend women give birth in the tub.
A few weeks ago a study was released claiming a link between the use of Tylenol during pregnancy and ADHD in kids.