5 Things To Know About Your Baby’s Skin

Acid Mantle Babies are born with an alkaline skin surface, an average pH of 6.34. However, within days, the pH falls to about 4.95 (acidic) forming the ‘acid mantle’, a fine film...
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5 Things to Care for Your Baby’s Cord

1 Keep the area around the cord clean and dry.   2The nappy should be folded back exposing the cord until falls off. This allows it to air and dry out. You may...
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5 things for a healthier newborn

  1 Ask for delayed cord clamping. Your baby gets extra blood and more iron stores to help him/her grow. Iron deficiency is the most common micronutrient deficiency in the world. It...
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5 things to prevent diabetes in pregnancy

Gestational diabetes (GDM) in pregnancy is seriously on the increase and it is associated with several risks but one that might be surprising is the risk to you babies long term...

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