Babies & Pregnancy

Treatments for depression during pregnancy

It is important to treat depression in those who are pregnant. Failure to so will impact on the health and

Is Age Just a Number When Choosing When to Have a Child?

Over the past decades the definition and face of parenthood has changed. Nowadays the average age of becoming first time

Dental Care for Children

Dental care for babies and young children The best time to start looking after your baby’s teeth is soon after

Newborn baby’s senses

While some senses are more developed than others, babies can see, hear, smell, taste and feel from birth. Find out

Newborn bloodspot screening

Newborn screening tests are part of a worldwide practice to detect rare but serious health problems (genetic or metabolic disorders)

Low-birthweight babies

Babies are considered of low birthweight if they weigh less than 2500 g at birth. Some low birthweight babies are

Diabetes and getting pregnant

Having a chronic condition such as diabetes (diabetes mellitus) means careful monitoring of your health at the best of times,

Preterm labour

What is preterm labour? Going into labour before your 37th week of pregnancy is called preterm labour, or premature labour.

Asthma, pregnancy and breastfeeding

Your asthma severity can change during pregnancy, so it’s a good idea to enlist the help of your doctor to

Should I get pregnant during the COVID era?

Dr Norman Swan, Physician and Journalist There’s more and more evidence coming out about whether or not there are real

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