Oxford Scientists To Study Effects Of COVID Variants, Shots In Pregnancy

PARIS, France - Oxford University scientists said on Tuesday they would evaluate the effects of new coronavirus variants on pregnant women and newborns, as well as COVID-19 vaccination effects on complications during pregnancy and after birth. The study comes less than a year after the university found that pregnant women with COVID-19 and their newborn … Continue reading Oxford Scientists To Study Effects Of COVID Variants, Shots In Pregnancy

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Many Babies Of mRNA – Vaccinated Moms Have Antibodies At 6 Months

PARIS, France - The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review. Many babies have maternal mRNA - vaccine antibodies at 6 months. At six months of age, babies to mothers vaccinated … Continue reading Many Babies Of mRNA – Vaccinated Moms Have Antibodies At 6 Months

COVID Vaccination During Pregnancy Help Protect Babies After Birth – U.S. Study

PARIS, France - Vaccinating pregnant women against the coronavirus may help prevent COVID-19 hospitalizations in infants after they are born, especially if the expecting mother got the shots later in their pregnancy, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday. The findings shed light on whether the benefits of vaccination during pregnancy extend to infants who would be … Continue reading COVID Vaccination During Pregnancy Help Protect Babies After Birth – U.S. Study

Antibodies In Breast Milk Remain For 10 Months After Covid Infection – Study

Breastfeeding women how have been infected with Covid - 19 continue to secrete virus - neutralising antibodies into their milk for up to 10 months, data suggests. Besides emphasising the important role breastfeeding could play in helping to protect infants from the disease, researchers believe that such antibodies could be used to treat people with … Continue reading Antibodies In Breast Milk Remain For 10 Months After Covid Infection – Study

HEALTH | Babies After 40: The Health & Fertility Issue

The Chances Of Getting Pregnant Over 40 A study in the medical journal ‘Fertility and Sterility’ confirms there is a steep drop in fertility in the 40s. researchers found 40-year-old females being treated for infertility had a 25 percent chance of getting pregnant using their own eggs. But once they hit 43 that number dropped … Continue reading HEALTH | Babies After 40: The Health & Fertility Issue

MOTHER TO BE | Partners Will Be Allowed To Support Women Giving Birth In New York Hospitals

‘In no hospital in New York will a woman be forced to be alone when she gives birth’, says Governor Andrew Cuomo. ‘Not now, not ever’. In response to two of the New York City’s largest hospital system, New York –Presbyterian and Mount Sinai, banning support people for women in labor during the coronavirus pandemic, … Continue reading MOTHER TO BE | Partners Will Be Allowed To Support Women Giving Birth In New York Hospitals

BABY TALK | Babies With Severe Sleep Problems May Have More Childhood Anxiety, Research Suggests

Many babies struggle to fall asleep without a parent at their side, or wake frequently during the night – a phase that’s exhausting for new parents but usually passes quickly. However, infants with very disturbed sleep patterns could be at greater risk for anxiety and emotional issues in later childhood, new research suggests. Australian researchers … Continue reading BABY TALK | Babies With Severe Sleep Problems May Have More Childhood Anxiety, Research Suggests

BABY TALK | Does Having Boys Or Girls Run In Families? New Study Say It’s Down To Chance

My mother was one of four sisters. I have a younger sister, and between the two of us, we have four daughter. We’re not the only one who appear to have one sex run in the family. Everyone knows a family who has a boy…and a boy…and then another, all in a row? Some scientists … Continue reading BABY TALK | Does Having Boys Or Girls Run In Families? New Study Say It’s Down To Chance

BABY TALK | Climate Change Will Affect Gender Ratio Among Newborns, Scientists Say

Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, research suggests. Specifically, climate change could alter the proportion of male and female newborns, with more boys born in places where temperatures rise and fewer boys born in places with other environmental changes, such as … Continue reading BABY TALK | Climate Change Will Affect Gender Ratio Among Newborns, Scientists Say

THE ROYAL MOM | Kate Middleton Says Mothers Who Don’t Admit Failures are ‘Lying’

The Duchess of Cambridge struggles with ‘mummy guilt’ because the royal duties sometimes affect her role as the mother of George, Charlotte, and Louis. Kate Middleton, 38, described herself as the ‘always busy mom’, and said ‘I think that moms who don’t admit their failures are actually lying’. In an interview on the ‘Happy Mum, … Continue reading THE ROYAL MOM | Kate Middleton Says Mothers Who Don’t Admit Failures are ‘Lying’