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…

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…

Follow up to my anti HBAC post Part 2 of 4 – Why I chose to try a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Caesarean)

When I found out I was pregnant with DS2, I knew I wanted to try and have a normal vaginal delivery so I started to look into my options, I read into both VBAC  and HBAC. This post covers planned VBAC in hospital, why I chose to attempt one and the benefits and risks. I’ll…