RED ALERT

red_alert_cate.jpgThis section of our website presents vital, evidence-based information that could save your unborn baby’s life.

We respectfully ask that medical professionals read these articles, and please inform your patients.
Family and friends of expectant parents: please pass this information on to your loved one.

Please spread the word: you could help save the lives of countless babies…including your own.

Flu Vaccination can help Your Baby

Health Department advises that Standard flu shots help avoid premature birth and reduce risk of baby death

How to Prepare for the Safest Childbirth

For the best chances of a safe delivery, study advises parents to research many childbirth complications

Painless Test is Saving Lives of Babies

New heart test saves baby’s life! Now recommended for all newborns in the USA. Ask your hospital for this test

Medications that Cause Serious Birth Defects

Some common medications, including certain birth control pills, may cause serious, permanent birth defects, but many people are unaware of this...

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) has a high mortality rate for babies during pregnancy.  Here are the facts about TTTS

H Influenza: Silent Killer of unborn Babies

Haemophilus Influenza can cause major organ failure and death in unborn babies. Yet the pregnant mother may think she only has a cold...

Tips to Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

CHD causes more deaths in the first year of life than any other birth defect. Reducing one’s risk begins before pregnancy, and continues during pregnancy. These practical tips could save your baby’s life.

Vasa Praevia: The Silent Killer of Healthy, Full Term Babies

Vasa Praevia often shows no symptoms. It is usually only detected once the mother is in labour, and then it’s too late: the baby has only a 5 ~10% of survival. But vasa praevia can be detected during pregnancy, with a harmless ultrasound. When detected, the infant survival rate is usually 100%. Ask your doctor for this ultrasound: it could save your baby’s life.

Iodine Deficiency Linked to Pregnancy Loss

Iodine deficiency affects fertility, increases the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and abortion, and can have devastating effects on newborns and young infants. Luckily, iodine deficiency is easily preventable.