Doula wants back into hospitals as 2nd support person for women in labour – CBC.ca

A Saint-Antoine woman has been protesting outside the Moncton Hospital against a rule that forces pregnant woman to leave their doulas behind when they enter the hospital to give birth. COVID-19 restrictions only allow one support person in the delivery room and usually that slot goes to fathers. Before the pandemic two support people were… Read More

UVA Health on Newsweek Best Maternity Hospital list – – CBS19 News

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — The University of Virginia Health System has been named as one of the best maternity hospitals in the country. Newsweek named the UVA Medical Center, UVA Women’s Services and UVA Children’s Hospital to its Best Maternity Hospitals 2020 list. “This honor reflects the dedication of the physicians, certified nurse midwives, nurse… Read More

Researcher Studies the Importance of Chores (and How to Get Kids to Do Them) – CSUF News

Lucia Alcalá grew up in a small town in southern Mexico, where it was normal for children to substantially help with household work. She saw a different picture when she migrated to California at the age of 14, not knowing then that it would become the foundation of her research. Now an assistant professor of… Read More

Bear cubs learn the art of surveillance from their mother in viral video. Watch – India Today

Susanta Nanda of the Indian Forest Services tweeted a video of bear cubs learning the art of surveillance from their mother. Screenshot from video tweeted by Susanta Nanda. A video of a mother bear and her cubs is doing the rounds of the internet and we are sure it will make you smile. Susanta Nanda… Read More

Mothers urged to breastfeed even if infected with COVID-19 – cgtn.com

FILE PHOTO: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference organized by Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) amid the COVID-19 outbreak, caused by the novel coronavirus, at the WHO headquarters in Geneva Switzerland July 3, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool via REUTERS As the world marks world breastfeeding week, the World… Read More

The COVID-19 pandemic is expected to lower the birth rate. Here's why that matters – CBC.ca

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely lower Canada’s already declining birth rate, and that has implications for everything from how competitive it will be for a child to get a spot on a soccer team to how healthy the Canada Pension Plan will be in 2050, economists say. The global health crisis is having an impact on fertility intentions,… Read More

Horoscope Today August 3, 2020: Leo, Libra and more; check out horoscope prediction for all zodiac signs – Times Now

Horoscope Today August 3, 2020&nbsp Do you always wish and wonder if you could see how the day may look like so that you can plan ahead? With pour daily prediction, you can know well in advance and be well prepared! Aries Horoscope Mar 21 – Apr 20: You may plan a short trip related to… Read More

Amid contagion, 53 healthy babies born to COVID-positive women in Mysuru – Star of Mysore

Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when the Mysuru is witnessing a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the birth of 53 healthy babies to COVID-positive women has brought hope and joy to hospital staff and those involved in the effort to contain the spread of the viral disease. Notably, all the babies have tested… Read More

Myron. B Pitts: Mother, son describe scenes from the Portland Black Lives Matter protests – The Fayetteville Observer

I figured out a long time ago we are all just one or two degrees’ separation from almost any major news event, nearly anywhere in the world. Social media has made that even more true. My wife showed me Facebook posts from one of her high school friends who lives in Portland, Oregon. This woman has… Read More

Children of M East, Mumbai's Poorest Ward, Among the Worst Impacted by COVID Lockdown – The Wire

Mumbai: Thirty-one-year-old Usha Gautam went into labour almost a month before her scheduled due date. The government-run hospital she had enrolled herself in was over six kilometres away from her residence in the Mandala slums located in the city’s ‘M East’ municipal ward, called ‘M/E’ for short. It was March 27, only a few days… Read More