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Mother of baby boy born with a tiny head reveals doctors thought her labour was to blame

Mother of baby boy whose head is smaller because of the same rare condition that can be caused by the Zika virus reveals the incredible bond between him and his sister ‘who sees past the imperfections’ Grayson Taylor has microcephaly, where the head and brain are smaller Doctors thought labour complications had caused temporary problems … Read More »

Surviving the mother load one sip at a time

USING booze to cope with the stresses of life and motherhood is the subject of countless internet memes and self-deprecating gags, but a University of Newcastle academic wants women to “drink with their eyes open” to the risks as rates of hazardous alcohol consumption climb in females aged 30-to-50 years old. “We know that, historically, men have tended to drink twice… Read More »

Melinda Gates urges backing for 'human capital' of mother and child health

LONDON (Reuters) – Millions of women and babies could avoid untimely deaths if international donors step up to replenish a global health fund so it can expand to 50 countries, the philanthropist Melinda Gates said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates makes remarks during a panel discussion… Read More »