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Newborn Care - Take Care of Yourself

Create: 02/27/2017 - 12:58
Newborn Care - Take Care of Yourself
A new baby requires constant care. In the first few weeks, it can be hard to find a minute to take a shower or a nap. But it’s very important to take care of yourself, too.  This helps you and your partner be the best parents you can be for your baby.
 
Although it’s easier said than done, try to rest when your baby naps. It’s tempting to use the time when your baby is asleep to get the dishes done and the laundry folded, but you need to sleep, too.
 

Newborn Care - Could My Baby Be Sick?

Create: 02/25/2017 - 04:38
Newborn Care - Could My Baby Be Sick?
How do you know if your baby is sick? It can be hard to know… sometimes it’s nothing serious. Other times, you should call the Appointment and Advice line right away. First, let’s talk about fevers. Did you know that a fever is a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher? A fever in a newborn can be a sign that your baby is very sick. 
 

Newborn Screening Saves Babies

Create: 02/20/2017 - 12:47
Newborn Screening Saves Babies

A team of dedicated professionals from the Save Babies Through Screening Foundation has developed this educational film on newborn screening for families which will guide them to an increased understanding of the process, importance and value of newborn screening, and inform them and complement information provided by health care providers. It contains information that could save a baby's life.

The Nine-Minute 'Miracle' Baby

Create: 02/16/2017 - 13:00
The Nine-Minute 'Miracle' Baby

When Daphne-Louise was born she had a cord prolapse. It's so rare it only happens to about one in a thousand babies. Her mum, Shona, met the emergency doctor who saved her life. "The umbilical cord had been born before Daphne-Louise, so she was obstructing the blood flow and the oxygen to her body, into her brain. So we managed to take Daphne-Louise off the pressure of the cord, and restore the oxygen and the blood flow and get her in safely to King's Lynn, where she could have an emergency Caesarean section." 

Who Delivered Your Baby?

Create: 02/15/2017 - 13:26
Who Delivered Your Baby?
"Who delivered your baby?" is a question commonly asked of new parents and has implications for the emotional empowerment of women during childbirth. In this talk, Dr. Greenwald focuses on a behavioral approach to childbirth, juxtaposed with a medical one, and discusses the physical and emotional constraints associated with our current birth practices. 
 

Mom and Newborn Baby Resuscitated After Both Dying in Labour

Create: 02/15/2017 - 12:39
Mom and Newborn Baby Resuscitated After Both Dying in Labour
A mother and her unborn baby were miraculously saved after they both died during labour. Michelle Santiago, 27, suffered a sudden heart attack from severe pre-eclampsia and died on a waiting room bed in Guararapes Memorial hospital in Recife, north east Brazil, earlier this year.
 
Surgeons made the split-second decision to perform an emergency Caesarean with a scalpel and without anaesthetic on her lifeless body, right where she lay. They delivered the baby, but the child had apparently died in the womb at the same time as her mother.
 

Touching Moment: Miracle Tiny Baby is Born Weighing Just 551g

Create: 02/14/2017 - 13:01
Touching Moment: Miracle Tiny Baby is Born Weighing Just 551g
This is the touching moment one of the smallest babies ever born in the UK to survive has her first ever cuddle with her dad. Tiny Macey Micklethwaite, from Worcester, was barely bigger than her dad's hand when she was born weighing just 551g.
 
She was born at 25 weeks - just seven days over the cut off point for abortion in the UK - but against the odds, managed to survive. What makes her survival even more miraculous is that her dad Rhys, had been in a horrific motorbike crash just weeks before - and had cheated death by a second.
 

Great Resources For Questions About Breastfeeding

Create: 02/14/2017 - 03:37
Great Resources For Questions About Breastfeeding
When you first get started, you will probably have a lot of breastfeeding questions. Luckily, there’s no shortage of resources you can tap for help, ranging from state and federal programs to certified lactation consultants. There are also a wide variety of resources to help answer your questions about breastfeeding online.
 
For example:
La Leche Leauge - llli.org
US Lactation Consultant Association - uslca.org
Women Infants And Children - fns.usda.gov/wic

Breastfeeding Problems and Help: What is the Hardest Part About Breastfeeding?

Create: 02/14/2017 - 03:28
Breastfeeding, Baby, Breastfeeding Problems and Help, What is the Hardest Part About Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding Problems and Solutions, Warning Signs of Breastfeeding Problems, Breastfeeding Answers, Breastfeeding Difficulties, Sore Nipple Management
Every parent has something they find difficult about breastfeeding, whether it’s trouble latching, lifestyle changes, low milk production or any number of other common problems. However, this is completely normal and the overall benefits of breastfeeding make the problems seem small.
 
In this baby gooroo video, by breastfeeding expert Amy Spangler, a few new moms and dads talk about the breastfeeding problems and issues they had when they first started and how they overcame them.

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