Monthly Archives: July 2012

Is it safe to swaddle my baby?

We  highlighted concerns last year about the growing number of swaddling wraps and blankets currently available for sale on the internet ( some even made of merino wool) leading parents to believe that it is ok to swaddle their baby. The Royal College of Midwives has now also voiced concerns about the growing trend in swaddling. […]

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Children’s Heart Surgery in Leeds to Close

An official review recently concluded that Leeds General Infirmary should stop children’s heart surgery so care could be concentrated at fewer, larger sites to improve standards. Families in Yorkshire and the Humber region will instead have to travel to Newcastle or Liverpool for surgery. This has huge consequences for newborns and pregnant mums who would […]

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