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Baby Care Resource Centre

Baby Care Resource Centre

The Nursing in Practice Baby Care Resource Centre brings you the latest news and clinical developments in paediatric nursing, health promotion and public health with the aim of supporting new parents and young children.  

For the crucial time before school, community nurses and health visitors are there to help
with all developmental milestones.
The Baby Care Resource Centre will tackle topics ranging from immunisation and feeding to physical and emotional development.

Ruth Oshikanlu is the expert blogger for the Nursing in Practice Babycareresource centre. She is a midwife, practising health visitor and parenting coach. Ruth is passionate about supporting parents to ... more

Latest baby care news

16.02.16: The cuts to local support for mums could damage the plans for improved maternal mental health, a union of mental health nurses warned
15.02.16: It will handle calls from healthcare employees from any sector, who are afraid to raise concerns about the way their organisation is dealing with cases of child abuse
08.02.16: All aeroplanes that are returning to the UK from Zika countries will be sprayed with insecticide in order to stop passengers being infected, the government has confirmed
29.01.16: The World Health Organization has arranged an emergency meeting to decide whether the Zika virus should be classed as a public health emergency of international importance
27.01.16: From 1 April 2016, pregnant women in England will no longer be given rubella (German measles) susceptibility screening, Public Health England (PHE) confirmed.c Health England (PHE) confirmed

Latest baby care clinical articles

Wednesday 28 January 2015
Shopping vouchers can be used to encourage pregnant women not to smoke, claim researchers.
Tuesday 20 January 2015
Parents need to be encouraged to vaccinate their children against the flu, particularly in London
Tuesday 9 December 2014
Mother’s to-be should be encouraged to have the flu-jab warns Public Health England
Friday 5 December 2014
A woman who drank heavily during her pregnancy has been cleared of criminal charges.

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