Researchers have used artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technology to find a link between alterations in the shape of children’s faces and the amount of alcohol their mothers drank, both before becoming pregnant and during pregnancy.
Daily reading improved language development in infants 12 months and younger, according to a recent study by researchers at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
New study published 14th February found infants swaddled immediately after birth show a delay in initial breastfeeding, less successful suckling at the breast, reduced intake of breastmilk and greater weight loss compared to un-swaddled babies.
The World Health Organisation, with input from the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Children’s Environmental Health and the Department of Social Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil, has presented current global and regional caesarean section (CS) rates, and made projections for 2030.
Dr Jonathan Sher of the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland has attacked the proposed UK policy for fortification of flour with folic acid (vitamin B9) as hopelessly inadequate.
Communicating with babies in infant-directed-speech is considered an essential prerequisite for language development.
Niche Health and Social care Consulting, 2022
Neural tube defects (NTDs) are a group of relatively common fatal or severely disabling birth defects, including spina bifida and anencephaly.
Scientists discovered years ago that newborn infants depend upon immune components transferred from their mothers to survive the onslaught of pathogens that begin invading their bodies as soon as they are born.
Research project at Aarhus University provides a new understanding of what can be defined as normal and excessive crying among infants.
Research suggests that infants whose mothers received paid family leave showed greater brain activity in their first three months.
A newly published research report commissioned by Public Health Scotland and the Scottish Government describes how maternity care in Scotland has been experienced during the pandemic.