“We need to remove the barriers that cause negativity towards breastfeeding”
On the 1st May thousands of mums will take part in The Big Breastfeeding Café and The Willows Coffee Shop in Kirkwall, at the Garden Centre, will be joining the fun.
The rise in premature births in Scotland is highlighted in ‘A Summary of the Health of the Nation’, the Annual Report for the Chief Medical Officer 2018.
Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies’ growth during pregnancy, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
“Patient feedback like this is crucial, as it highlights what we are doing well and where we need to focus our plans for improvement. “
Parents choose a wider range of names to call their bairns now but the ‘second/middle’ name tends to be a more traditional one.
“Anything which can save lives and stop the distressing death of a new-born baby has to be welcomed with open arms.”
On this day in 1979 saw the birth of Scotland’s first test-tube baby.
88 new born bairns in Orkney received Scotland’s Baby Box in 2017.
“The hale wurld welcomes ye” (Jackie Kay)