Tag: neonatal care

What’s an Aqua APGAR?

“What’s an Aqua APGAR?” After I wrote a blog post sharing the results of some new studies highlighting the benefits of water in labour, a few people contacted us to ask for more information on the Aqua APGAR, which was…

Vitamin K and the Newborn – now available!

I am so excited to announce that the second edition of Vitamin K and the Newborn, a book written to help parents and professionals understand the evidence and the issues surrounding the administration of vitamin K to newborn babies, is…

Question holding…

“The baby comes from the womb relatively germ-free, and yet within one hour, scientists say the human baby has been colonized with millions of microbes. The question is, whose microbes? One person should be doing this “seeding”, and it is…

What do you think about Chlorhexidine?

Researching and writing a book is always a sure-fire means of generating a list of interesting things that one might want to look into one day, and my recent Group B Strep project didn’t let me down in this regard! …

Could maternal body slope be key to protecting babies?

I caught up briefly with Suzanne Colson at the Midwifery Today conference last month, and was really interested to hear about her take on a possible explanation for the possible link between maternal breastfeeding position and sudden unexpected postnatal collapse…