38 weeks pregnant

Whooping cough needle and vaccine

Whooping cough vaccine: a necessity

A new £10 million programme which will ensure that 650,000 pregnant women are vaccinated against whooping cough has been launched in the U.K after 10 infants under 10 weeks old became victims of the bacterial infection and countless more were hospitalised. What is whooping cough? Whooping cough is a bacterial infection, which as the name […]

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Lanugo

Lanugo is a downy hair which covers your baby between week 14 and week 30 of pregnancy and which should be completely shed by week 38. It is a normal part of all pregnancies and is how your baby keeps warm before he begins to develop fat. The fetus usually ends up drinking the shed […]

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