Cot death babies may lack vital protein which helps them to breathe At least 300 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly every year Scientists have pinpointed a gene that meant young mice were more likely to struggle with oxygen intake – they think the same effect could occur in humans | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 6 September 2012 Cot death babies may lack a vital protein that helps them to breathe, according to new research.
Another reason why breast is best: Mother's milk promotes a healthier gut | UPDATED: 09:13 GMT, 28 August 2012 A mother breastfeeds a day old baby.
Be careful what you Google for: Parents warned half of baby health advice online is wrong Experts analysed the results from the top 100 websites for 13 popular search terms about child sleep safety | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 3 August 2012 Parents who search for baby health advice should be warned – nearly half of the information they find may be inaccurate.
Washout summer could lead to rickets epidemic in children not exposed to regular sunlight needed to produce vitamin D Regular sunlight is needed for production of vitamin D, which keeps growing bones healthy and strongEthnic minorities are more susceptible to rickets, because darker skin doesn't absorb vitamin D as efficiently in cooler climatesBut warning of an epidemic applies to all races | UPDATED: 16:56 GMT, 3 July 2012 Britain’s washout summer could cause a rickets epidemic in children, doctors have warned.
Why did one of these twins have to die before their cough was taken seriously | UPDATED: 00:28 GMT, 15 May 2012 The sound of her husband’s anguished voice told Hazel McCreight that something was dreadfully wrong.
Babies more than twice as likely to have colic if their mothers suffer from migraines Babies are two-and-a-half times more likely to have colic if their mothers suffer from migraines, say researchers.