World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. (WHO)


Classified as: babies, mothers, breast feeding, freast, infant feeding, Kramer
Published on: 8 Aug 2016

A quiet time scheduled every afternoon could improve the health of newborns and mothers in maternity wards according to researchers at McGill University.

Classified as: health, St. Mary's Hospital, babies, hospital, Maternity ward, mothers, silence, Susan Law
Published on: 19 Jan 2015

Vitamin D is crucial to the growth of healthy bones. It is especially important that babies get enough of it during the first twelve months of their lives when their bones are growing rapidly. This is why health care providers frequently recommend that parents give their babies a daily vitamin D supplement. But how much vitamin D should babies be given?

Classified as: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, health, vitamin D, bones, Nutricia Research Foundation, skeletons, babies, Journal of the American Medical Association
Published on: 30 Apr 2013