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Enthermics ivNow fluid warmers available from Central Medical Supplies

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Updated Enthermics ivNow® fluid warming products, with new features, are now available from Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS). Enthermics is a pioneering company in the patient warming arena


Leading baby loss charity launches support leaflets in 30 languages

Approximately 700 babies are lost each day in the UK during pregnancy, at birth or in infancy, yet baby loss remains a secretive and deeply traumatic experience for both parents.


Breastfeeding changes gene activity that may make babies less reactive to stress

It has long been known that there are many physical and mental health benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and babies. But can these benefits be due to genetic changes induced


Bariatric surgery linked to safer childbirth for the mother

Obese mothers who lose weight through bariatric surgery can have safer deliveries. The positive effects are many, including fewer caesarean sections, infections, tears and haemorrhages, and fewer cases of post-term


Pregnant women recognise baby expressions and cries differently depending on their mental health history

A pilot study has found that pregnant women who have suffered from mental health such as depression or bipolar disorder (i.e. both mania and depression) recognise babies’ faces and how


Inflammation in the womb may explain why some babies are more prone to sepsis after birth

Intra-amniotic inflammation caused by short-term prenatal endotoxin exposure leads first to acute feotal lung and gut immune responses, followed by systemic inflammation after birth, reports The American Journal of Pathology Each


Queen’s research finds adults over 50 who were breastfed as babies earn more

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that adults over 50 who were breastfed as babies went on to have a higher household income in comparison to those


New information for women faced with infertility

A new Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research study offers infertile women new information regarding their expected probabilities of becoming pregnant and may help them select the optimal treatment based on their