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Human Body Maps

Healthline.com recently launched a free interactive “Human Body Maps” tool your readers may be interested in. You can find it at: http://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps This is a fantastic website, with great...

MICROBIRTH

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/microbirth “MICROBIRTH” is a feature-length documentary looking at birth in a whole new way, through the lens of a microscope. The film explores the latest scientific research into the microscopic events that occur during and immediately after birth. This...

6 Reasons to Delay Baby’s First Bath

There are many reasons to consider not having your baby bathed in the first hours or even days after birth. Many hospitals seem to have an urgent need to have the baby bathed in the first hours after the newborn has been born, but as parents, you can make the decision on when to bathe your baby and who is...

Stress during pregnancy is harmful to offspring

bout 12 years ago, Quebec in Canada experienced an ice storm. A number of communities suffered power failure for a week or more. This event gave medical researchers a good chance to study the effects of stress during pregnancy. They studied two groups: The experimental group was composed of pregnant mothers...

Alexander Tsiaras: Conception to birth — visualized

This is a lovely video   http://www.ted.com/talks/alexander_tsiaras_conception_to_birth_visualized.html

Group B Strep in Pregnancy: Evidence for Antibiotics and Alternatives

What is Group B Strep? Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacteria that can cause illness in people of all ages. In newborns, GBS is a major cause of meningitis (infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord), pneumonia (infection of the lungs), and sepsis (infection of the blood) (CDC 1996;...

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