Warning over babies sleeping in car seats

Long periods sleeping in car seats may be dangerous for young babies the Daily Mail reports. The results of a small study suggest spending long periods of time in a car seat may lead to babies having breathing difficulties. But the researchers pointed out “we cannot be certain of the clinical significance or potential risks”. This novel…

Uterine Rupture and Continuous Monitoring – Birth Puppets

Here’s another video for you in regards to the importance of continuous monitoring during your VBAC. As always information is after the video. Continuous Electronic Fetal Monitoring and VBAC: Source: http://reference.medscape.com/article/275854-overview#a5 “Prolonged, late, or recurrent variable decelerations or fetal bradycardias are often the first and only signs of uterine rupture. Bujold and Gauthier showed that abnormal…

How to resuscitate a child – Every parent should know this

Below is the full detailed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) sequence for infants (babies under a year old) and children.  It’s highly recommended that every parent goes on a first aid course, as it makes this process much easier to understand and remember. In a life-threatening emergency, dial 999. If your child is coughing or wheezy, call NHS 111 or…

Are you in the UK/Ireland? Do you want GBS Screening? You can get it for £40!!

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the most common cause of life-threatening infections in newborn babies in the UK. What is Group B Streptococcus (GBS)? Group B Streptococcus is the commonest cause of life-threatening infections in newborn babies in the UK. Most GBS infections can be prevented by giving antibiotics intravenously (through a vein) at the…