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Assisted reproduction procedures unlikely to be cause of premature or low birth weight babies

Children born through medically-assisted reproduction, such as IVF, are at higher risk of being premature and to be born low birth weight, but it’s unlikely to be due to the


First pregnancy after robot-assisted uterus transplant

The research on uterus transplant in Gothenburg is now supported by robotic surgery. This change has made operating on the donors considerably less invasive. After the technical modification, a first woman


Recurrent miscarriage linked to faulty sperm

Multiple miscarriages may be linked to the poor quality of a man’s sperm, suggests new research. The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London, investigated the sperm quality of


Ameda Platinum breast pumps available from Central Medical Supplies

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS), a specialist supplier of developmental care products, is the exclusive UK distributor of the Ameda Platinum® breast pumps. Ameda produces a wide range


Influences of maternal diabetes on feotal heart development

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect. And even with remarkable advances in care, it remains the leading cause of non-infectious death in infants. CHD is the


2 March 2019, Nursing Times Careers Live; Brighton

Date: Saturday 2 March 2019 Time: 10:00-16:30 Location: Hilton Brighton Metropole, Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FU We’re heading to Brighton for Nursing Times Careers Live for the first time in 2019! Whether you’re a


Dancing may help older women maintain the ability to perform daily tasks

A new study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports examined the potential effects of 16 different exercise types and dancing for reducing disability for activities of daily


Does a woman’s own birthweight affect her risk for pregnancy complications?

Women who were born with a low birthweight are at increased risk of pregnancy complications, according to a new Obesity study. The findings suggest that women who were born small may have


Flu is serious for pregnant women and others at high risk

Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the flu – including death – and should be tested and begin antiviral treatment promptly