Steroids said to boost survival of preterm babies in low-resource settings – new study says

Accurate pregnancy dating and quality care combined with the steroids are key to survival The results of a new clinical trial, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, … Read More

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

Premature babies show better brain development when fed breast milk according to a new study

Babies born before their due date show better brain development when fed breast milk rather than formula, a study has found. Experts say that helping mothers to provide breast milk … 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

Research says rapid weight gain during infancy may put children with ASD at increased risk for obesity

Childhood obesity is a serious public health concern that can have a profound impact on children’s health and well-being. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are more likely to have … Read More