Did anyone else get encouraged to drink beer after birth? You won’t believe it but scientists have actually researched this old wives’ tale! The results are really rather fascinating (and provide you with a lovely reply to rattle back at well-meaning relatives!). The pregnancy and post birth diet can be a bit of a minefield,… Continue reading Placentas & Guinness
In a generation where the average age to have your first child is said to be 32, more women are turning to testing their fertility privately or at home in order to check they “haven’t left it too late”. The question is, does a low egg count equal low fertility? A recent study throws a… Continue reading Fertility tests. Are they worth it?
Here’s one I prepared earlier (not for the squeamish!)
“Why masturbation is good for mums & dads” – that’s today’s post over on @babycentre and I promise it’s not smutty or embarrassing. Think of it more as a history and science lesson… https://www.babycentre.co.uk/blog/mum_stories/masturbation-good-mums-dads/ Dr Claudia x
What happens when you take a few common benign health worries and put them into a Google search? This week’s post does precisely so. Link to post : https://www.babycentre.co.uk/blog/mum_stories/dangers-dr-google/ Dr Claudia (& Google) x
Did you know that newborns can have acne, breasts and even a period, all before they’ve turned 2 months of age? They can! And we did… Today’s post covers mini periods and more: https://www.babycentre.co.uk/blog/mum_stories/babys-first-period/ Dr Claudia x
If you’ve ever had to get a urine sample from a non-potty trained child, you might be interested to read this! Today’s post is all about some new Australian research around how to catch a good urine sample with more ease from a baby (and it’s pretty clever stuff!). https://www.babycentre.co.uk/blog/mum_stories/struggling-get-urine-sample-baby-try-quick-wee-method/ Dr Claudia x