'There are fresh calls for the government to fortify flour with folic acid in the UK to help protect babies from common birth defects' BBC News reports
"Rapid breaths 'protect early babies'," BBC News reports. One immediate concern when babies are born very premature is their breathing. As their lungs are so tiny many premature babies require breathing support provided by a ventilator…
“Morning after pill given out free over the phone,” said The Daily Telegraph in a report carried by most newspapers. The Daily Express reported that a scheme now makes getting the morning after pill...
'Statins are safe for children as young as seven, research suggests' the Mail Online reports
“Energy drinks ‘trigger nasty side effects like heart problems and seizures in half of kids’,” is the potentially terrifying, but misleading, headline in The Sun
'One in four mothers-to-be have mental health issues before birth' is today’s headline from the Mail Online
“Children who drink fruit juice have a higher risk of developing asthma,” reports the Mail Online
'Offering shopping vouchers to new mothers can encourage them to breastfeed their babies, a study [has found]' BBC News reports
"Scarlet fever cases hit 50-year high in England" BBC News reports as the childhood disease makes a puzzling return.