Secondhand Smoke: How to Create a Healthy Environment for a Healthy Pregnancy?

Even in tiny amounts the presence of secondhand smoke nullifies all efforts of creating a healthy environment for the mother and  her baby. A healthy environment is necessary for a healthy pregnancy. Proper diet and exercise are not enough to make sure that the mother and her child are safeguarded from possible risks and complications […]

10 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Should Quit Smoking

In the US alone, there are more than 800,000 women who smoke during pregnancy. Across the globe, one in every ten pregnant women smokes. According to studies, the old advocacy of ‘Quit for Baby’ has been a very simple approach to encourage pregnant women to quit from this addictive substance. Experts agree that women should […]

Babies Sleep Safest On Their Backs.

The safest practice is to place babies on their backs to sleep. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexplained death of a baby younger than one year. SIDS is also known as “crib death” because babies who die of SIDS are found in their cribs. You may ask what does this have to […]

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Smoking

Babies sleep safest on their backs. The practice of placing babies on their backs to sleep has decreased the rate of SIDS by more than 50 percent. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexplained death of an infant younger than one year old. Some people call SIDS “crib death” because many babies who […]