Over the past decade a number of women at Kingston General Hospital participated in a research study on the influences of Type 1 Diabetes on the immune system of women during pregnancy.
The laws surrounding IVF in Quebec have come under scrutiny recently as changes that would greatly reduce the availability and coverage of treatments have been proposed.
A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics and highlighted in the Globe and Mail examined the long-term neurodevelopment effects of delayed cord blood clamping.
The sex of a baby and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can now provide insight into a woman’s risk of diabetes after delivery and in a subsequent pregnancy, according to a new study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).
There are numerous benefits of skin-to-skin contact between mom and baby. Baby's temperature, heart rate and breathing are more stable. Baby's skin can be colonized by the same bacteria as mom, thought to be important in the prevention of allergies.
An article in the Globe and Mail this week presented the results of a recent US study on IUD and IUS use among young women who have never had children. This study found that college age women who choose the IUD or IUS for contraception are very satisfied with them more than a year later.
A new study published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has shown that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is not linked to development of autism spectrum disorders, even among children considered to be at high-risk.
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.