Do you know how much to eat during pregnancy?

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‘Eating for two’ is a common statement whilst pregnant, but did you know it’s actually a myth? A recent survey has revealed that most women don’t know what they should be eating whilst pregnant. https://www.facebook.com/BBCLifestyleHealth/videos/458190171213810/ Survey results Adding in an extra biscuit or bacon roll here and there might sound […]

Under the Sea: Octopuses Helping Premature Babies

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We’ve all heard about four legged friends, but what about eight legged friends? Knitted octopuses are now helping to comfort premature babies in an Aberdeen hospital – the first in Scotland to adopt the new process. Taking inspiration from Denmark who have handed out over 22,000 octopuses to sick babies, […]

Tampon Tax: What is Your Money Funding?

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Many times in 2017 women’s rights have been a hot topic due to the 1950s-style methods of discussing and treating women’s fertility from those in power. With the UK government stating that sanitary products are a ‘luxury’ and have a 5% tax on all items, the announcement that a sum […]

Safer Sleep Week: Reducing the risk of SIDS

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This week, it’s Safer Sleep Week, a campaign organised by the Lullaby Trust to raise awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), or cot death as it was once known, and make sure parents know how to reduce their child’s risk. Safer sleep reduces the risk of babies dying – […]