Childbirth experts warn umbilical cords should not be cut for up to FIVE minutes

Childbirth experts warn umbilical cords should not be cut for up to FIVE minutesClamping cord seconds after baby's arrival deprives it of vital bloodExperts say this can lead to iron deficiency and anaemia in later life By Lucy Osborne PUBLISHED: 02:24 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 13:17 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315052', 'title': 'Childbirth experts warn umbilical cords should not be cut for up to FIVE minutes', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2315052/Childbirth-experts-warn-umbilical-cords-cut-FIVE-minutes.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Childbirth%20experts%20warn%20umbilical%20cords%20should%20not%20be%20cut%20for%20up%20to%20FIVE%20minutes%20http://bit.ly/13zstgy%20via%[email protected]' }); Cutting the umbilical cord too early is putting babies' health at risk, childbirth experts have warned.

Men are worse than toddlers at eating fruit and vegetables, study finds

Men are worse than toddlers at eating fruit and vegetables, study finds The average pre-school child eats 12 different types of fruit and vegetable a week, but men only manage sixThe average man only eats 1.2 portions per day48% of women admit to using 'stealth health tactics' to trick their partners into eating more of their five a day By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:40 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 2 April 2013 British men eat less fruit and vegetables than their toddlers, a survey has revealed.

Toddler swallows 42 FRIDGE MAGNETS after mother leaves her in the kitchen for just a few minutes

Toddler swallows 42 FRIDGE MAGNETS after mother leaves him in the kitchen for just a few minutesMother left 16-month-old son by family fridge for matter of minutesRushed him to doctors for scan after realising all fridge magnets had gone X-ray revealed boy had swallowed dozens and he had emergency surgeryHe is now recovering as doctors warn parents to watch young children By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 11:04 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:10 GMT, 14 February 2013 Parents of toddlers know that their curious young ones will put almost anything in their mouths as they explore the world.

Mothers are over-feeding toddlers who are already fat, sentencing them to a lifetime of obesity, warn experts

Mothers are over-feeding toddlers who are already fat – sentencing them to a lifetime of obesity Survey of mothers found mothers overfeed their children as they cannot see they are too heavy Australian research found 32 per cent of toddlers in the study were fat, but only four per cent were recognised by mothers as having a problemRapid early weight gain before the age of two makes a child three times more likely to be obese later in life By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 28 December 2012 | UPDATED: 17:30 GMT, 28 December 2012 Deluded mothers are overfeeding their children because they are unable to tell if they are too chubby, new research suggests.

Drinking beer: Can it really stave off a cold?

Cheers! Could drinking beer really stave off a winter cold Humulone, the bitter-tasting chemical compound found in hops, is said to be effective against cold and flu virus Now, a Japanese beer company plans to create humulone-containing food and non-alcoholic beverages | UPDATED: 17:57 GMT, 12 December 2012 You'd be forgiven for thinking a steaming hot toddy is the best remedy for a cold, but according to new research it's lager you should be knocking back to beat the dreaded lurgy.

Mother POTTY TRAINS her twin daughters in the nude on plastic toilets in the middle of restaurant

Mother POTTY TRAINS her twin daughters in the nude on plastic toilets in the middle of restaurant. A Utah mother took potty training a step too far for one diner”s tastes when she had her twin girls use portable bathrooms as they ate at a crowded restaurant on Tuesday.

What’s yours is MINE! Baby twin sisters’ hilarious efforts at sharing single pacifier become YouTube hit

What”s yours is MINE! Baby twin sisters” hilarious efforts at sharing single pacifier become YouTube hit | UPDATED: 20:20 GMT, 2 May 2012 An adorable pair of baby twin sisters have become a YouTube hit after their mother posted a video of them sharing a single pacifier.

Mothers struggle to realise if their toddler is overweight

Mothers struggle to realise if their toddler is overweight Mothers of overweight toddlers were 88 per cent less likely to perceive their child's actual size | UPDATED: 20:16 GMT, 7 May 2012 Mother doesn’t always know best when it comes to judging her own child’s size, according to researchers.

‘Toddlers & Tiaras’ Exclusive: Daisey Mae’s Rant About Ugly Children And Facial Beauty

Has “Toddlers & Tiaras” gone too far? We’ve got an exclusive sneak peek at this week’s new episode featuring what we think is the series’ most shocking and telling moment yet.