Human Trafficking: UN Produces Guidelines to Help Cabin Crews Identify & Report

Human Trafficking: UN Produces Guidelines to Help Cabin Crews Identify & Report

The United Nations is taking the global combat against human trafficking into the skies as the organisation’s human rights office and its Montreal-based civil aviation agency begin putting the final touches on training guidelines that could help airline cabin crew spot possible victims. Human trafficking is considered the third most lucrative illegal activity on the […]

Tennis Champion, Serena Williams Shows Exactly Why Doctors Should Listen To New Moms

Tennis Champion, Serena Williams Shows Exactly Why Doctors Should Listen To New Moms

The United States health system has two embarrassing statistics.First, despite access to modern medical health care, the US has a high maternal death rate. Second, black mothers are three times more likely to die from pregnancy or birth complications than white women. The world’s greatest tennis player and new mother, Serena Williams, recently shared her birth […]

Their Birthday, Your Labour Day And The Things You Won’t Forget About Childbirth

Their Birthday, Your Labour Day And The Things You Won’t Forget About Childbirth

We don’t always get to choose which memories stick with us, whether they’re ones that haunt us or revisit us in waves of joy. This applies, especially, to memories of childbirth. A traumatic birth experience can lead to long-lasting memories and even postpartum mood disorders or PTSD. Meanwhile, a happy, healthy, desired delivery can create pleasurable, meaningful […]

In The News: Children Who Get Inadequate Sleep May Be Aging Faster, Study Says

In The News: Children Who Get Inadequate Sleep May Be Aging Faster, Study Says

  There is no doubt about it, sleep is an essential biological process for all humans. With the huge amount of growth and development our babies and children experience, sleep is not an optional extra, but central to their wellbeing. A study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, by a team from Princeton University, has […]

7 Food Cures For Morning Sickness

7 Food Cures For Morning Sickness

Sometimes pregnancy feels like a medical Catch-22: You may have new health issues (hello, constipation!), but some of the common treatments are not recommended for moms-to-be. The good news is there are healthy eating tips that can provide relief. Whether you’re struggling with morning sickness, sciatica or constipation, relieve pregnancy’s less-than-glamorous side effects with these […]