Is exercising while pregnant good for babies? ECU researchers investigate

A researcher at East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine recently was awarded a grant from the American Heart Association (AHA) to continue her groundbreaking study of the effects that exercising while pregnant has on babies. The funding through the AHA’s Innovative Project Award will provide Dr. Linda May, an […]

New robot can help treat rare birth defect that affects the food pipe of babies

Scientists have created a robot, which can be implanted into a baby’s body to treat a rare birth defect that affects the food pipe. The prototype robotic implant, developed by the researchers at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital in the US, encourages tissue growth in babies. The robot […]

In 2016, the health of mothers and babies shouldn’t depend on where they live

There is worrying evidence to suggest that the UK lags behind other countries in making progress on stillbirth and early infant mortality. Photograph: Ruslan Dashinsky/Getty Images Friday 20 May 2016 08.00 BST Last modified on Friday 20 May 2016 11.02 BST Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ […]