Thinking positive during pregnancy? You could be helping your child’s ability in maths and science

Feb 08 2019

My 12 year son has always displayed a strong attitude for maths and science and I wondered where he got it from since I am not particularly scientifically orientated. Now I have might have an answer. A new study published by Frontiers in Psychology today has found that the attitude of a woman during pregnancy could have an effect on the child’s ability in maths and science. 

Using data from Bristol’s Children of the 90s study the research is one of a series from the University of Bristol, that examines a parental personality attribute known as the ‘locus of control’. This is a psychological measure of how much someone believes that they have control over the outcome of events in their life or whether external forces beyond their control dictates how life turns out. 

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The Magical Mysteries of the Umbilical Cord …

Oct 16 2017

Why would I store my baby’s cord blood?

There are so many products and services pushed to pregnant women nowadays.  Everywhere you turn, there’s a new product being pushed that you’ve never heard of, that you just HAVE to have.

Cord blood banking is one of these things.  It sounds like you should probably do it, but all the information out there is so scientific and for your everyday Mum who doesn’t work in the scientific sector, it’s a minefield.  

 

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Natural Cycle IVF is not new

Sep 08 2017

The first IVF baby in the world was from a natural cycle in 1978 in UK. IVF (In vitro fertilisation) is a medical procedure where an egg (or eggs) is fertilised outside the body. It can be done to aid conception when couples or single women are having difficulties conceiving naturally.

 

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