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Motherhood interrupted: What’s it like to be the mother of a premature baby?, Health

Motherhood interrupted: What’s it like to be the mother of a premature baby?

Saturday is World Prematurity Day – a time when we can focus on prematurity, celebrate our tiny babies, and truly concentrate our efforts on prevention and care.

By | Health, Notebook, Science & Technology | Friday, 16 November 2012 at 4:00 am

The first rule of sleep club: Why do most parents lie about their lack of kip?, Notebook

The first rule of sleep club: Why do most parents lie about their lack of kip?

A recent study carried out by NetMums established that over a third of babies still don’t sleep through the entire night by the time they are one-year-old. But 62% of parents admitted to having lied about how well their child sleeps under the pressure to appear like the perfect parents.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 15 August 2012 at 12:00 am

Preparing for preemies: My baby was born at 27 weeks, Health

Preparing for preemies: My baby was born at 27 weeks

When I was 26 weeks and six days pregnant I went to hospital, completely expecting to be told I was an overanxious, neurotic, depressed pregnant woman. I had a headache and felt a bit strange. It was hard to describe. I had my blood pressure done, urine samples taken, bloods drawn and a scan. With each procedure I felt more and more uneasy. It became apparent that I had severe, rapid onset pre eclampsia. I was very poorly, and my baby was in deep, deep trouble.

By | Health | Tuesday, 17 January 2012 at 12:06 am

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