A research review examining that babies of color in the NICU have less access to both their own parent's breast/chestmilk but also less access to donor milk.
"Effect of Immediate vs Delayed Pushing on Rates of Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery Among Nulliparous Women Receiving Neuraxial Analgesia: A Randomized Clinical Trial" - a deeper dive to see if its conclusions hold up to closer scrutiny.
There is a new Cochrane Review that was published earlier this week "Omega-3 fatty acid addition during pregnancy" that determined that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births.
A new study suggests there is no need to labor down with an epidural and supports immediate pushing after complete dilation with no change in cesarean rates or need for forceps or vacuums, with some benefits to parent and baby.
In new research, researchers concluded that explained some of the observed benefits of human milk at the breast/chest for human babies—the biological norm reduces stress hormones and the impact they can have on the body.