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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 […]

baby sucking on mum's breast

General breastfeeding tips

Breastfeeding can be challenging for new mums, if you are finding it difficult, don’t worry and don’t give up! Breast milk offers many advantages for both you and your baby, such as boosting your immune system, giving your baby the perfect balance of nutrients and being easier for your baby to digest. What to remember […]

Feeding your baby with formula

Feeding your baby with formula

You may find yourself wondering whether breastfeeding or baby formula is the best option is for you and your baby. If you want to know about the benefits of breastfeeding you can find that right here too! But, we are here to talk about the pros and cons of feeding your baby formula milk. Pros […]

Baby in water

Water birth: a safe alternative?

Water births, or giving birth while you are immersed in a pool of warm water, is a birthing method that has become increasingly more common in the UK over the last two decades. And as usual its rising popularity is accompanied by some controversy in the world of medical professionals. On one hand, water births […]

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