Too many babies are born too small. one in seven of all babies worldwide are born with a low birthweight – WHO Says

© UNICEF/UN0159228/Naftalin More than 20 million babies were born with a low birthweight (less than 2500g; 5.5 pounds) in 2015—around one in seven of all births worldwide according to the … Read More

To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more. New WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years of age

Children under five must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in prams and seats, get better quality sleep and have more time for active play if they are … Read More

Fish-rich diets in pregnancy found to boost babies’ brain development

Women could enhance the development of their unborn child’s eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish during pregnancy. This is the suggestion from a small-scale study led by … Read More

Children’s growth pattern in the first three years affects respiratory health — Study

Image Source Children’s growth in the first three years of life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age. This is the … Read More