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How to support new parents from a distance this holiday season

New parents often feel isolated, even without added restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Insider spoke with a psychiatrist, a family physician, a behaviour expert, and a new mum about how loved ones can support the new parents in their lives this year. Family members and friends can help by providing […]
How to support new parents from a distance this holiday season
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How this New York City couple became one of the last to see their child born together before hospitals instituted a delivery room ban for partners

As of this week, women going into labour in NewYork-Presbyterian hospitals won’t be allowed to have anyone with them, including their partners. The move has been criticised as a traumatic addition to childbirth and is in contrast with World Health Organisation guidelines that state “having a companion of choice present […]
How this New York City couple became one of the last to see their child born together before hospitals instituted a delivery room ban for partners
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Why babies can’t eat honey

Babies less than one-year-old can get seriously sick from eating honey. Honey contains C. botulinum bacteria, which can produce a toxin in a baby’s large intestine, leading to a rare but serious illness known as “infant botulism.” Fortunately, infant botulism is not very common, and infant botulism due to honey […]
Why babies can’t eat honey