Mothers

Post-COVID syndrome severely damages children's hearts

Girl in a hospital bed.
'Immense inflammation' causing cardiac blood vessel dilation

Baby Proofing Your Little One's Room

Baby's crib
When you have a toddler at home, as a parent, everything appears to be a potential hazard that could harm the little one

One in three children in the world is contaminated with lead

Children in Bangladesh
Lead is affecting children massively according to a recent report by UNICEF and Pure Earth

Should I breastfeed my baby in pandemic times?

Mother holding her baby
At World Breastfeeding Week, UN organizations have been emphatic in encouraging continued breastfeeding in times of pandemic

COVID-19 baby boom? This new study suggests perhaps not

Couple talking in a room.
Over 80% of people surveyed in a study do not plan to conceive during the COVID-19 crisis

New evidence for optimizing malaria treatment in pregnant women

Mother with baby
A new drug should be used to minimize the side effects pregnant women suffer from the usual treatment

Milk allergy guidelines may cause overdiagnosis in babies

Little girl drinking a glass of milk.
Current medical guidelines for diagnosing cow's milk allergy in babies and young children may be linked to overdiagnosis of the condition

Selection of outfits for children

Kid wearing a hat
When it comes to the choice of clothes for children, parents understand that there are many aspects to consider

Birth control options out of reach for many low-income women

Pregnancy test and contraceptive pills.
Young, low-income women are less likely to use more effective methods of birth control like the pill

New evidence on the mistreatment of women during childbirth

Pregnant woman sitting on a hospital gurney.
New evidence from a WHO-led study in four countries shows more than one-third of women experience mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities.

Are women getting adequate nutrition during preconception and pregnancy?

Pregnant woman doing salad.
Higher level education was associated with improved adherence to dietary guidelines in pregnant women. Find out more in here

How sperm unpack dad's genome so it merges with mom's

Sperm cell
A new study may give us some insights into one of the most mysterious moments of human conception.
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