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Increase in US babies born with drug withdrawal

The number of babies born in the USA with drug withdrawal has almost tripled since 2000. Continue reading

Scottish baby and toddler show

Scottish Baby and Toddler Show 2012

Mindful Mum's favourite products and companies from 2012's baby and toddler show in Scotland. Continue reading

home birth

Study finds home births are ‘cost effective’

New research finds that home births are most cost effective in low risk pregnancies. Continue reading

9 in 10 breech birth babies delivered by caesarian

9 out of 10 breech births by Caesarian section

Hospitals opt for caesarean for breech birth babies. Continue reading

sugar levels in healthy drinks under estimated

Sugar levels in ‘healthy’ drinks underestimated

by Louise-Anne Geddes, Mindful Mum, 17th April 2012 More than 2000 people from across the UK

Toolkit launched to improve maternity safety

Toolkit launched to improve maternity safety

Funded by the King’s Fund, the project to improve safety was launched after receiving backing from

Dieting during pregnancy poses risk to child

Dieting during pregnancy poses risk to child

Women who conceive whilst dieting have higher risk of diabetic and obese children. Continue reading

Teen mothers continue to smoke during pregnancy

Teen mothers continue to smoke during pregnancy

New statistics show teenage mums are continuing to smoke throughout pregnancy. Continue reading

Multiple pregnancies reduce risk of MS

Multiple Pregnancies May Reduce MS Risk

Women who have two or more children have lower risk of MS. Continue reading

Babies eating habits formed in womb

Babies eating habits formed in womb

A new study has found that babies are exposed to taste before they are even born. Continue reading