Tag Archives: babies

Why scarlet fever is making a comeback

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/scarlet-fever-victorian-diseases-returning-uk/ Antibiotics halted its spread last century, but now the disease is back with a vengeance. Lois Rogers looks at what’s causing the spike When Sarah Allen took her sickly, feverish toddler to the doctor, his red rash, high temperature and strangely coated tongue were dismissed as a virus that happened to coincide with a […]

Doctors errors help jail parents

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/doctors-errors-help-jail-eds-parents-3f8zrdnwc Parents who have been jailed, or had their children taken away, might be the innocent victims of doctors failing to diagnose a little-known medical condition that causes joints to dislocate easily and abnormal bleeding and bruising. A lawyer who successfully campaigned for the release of mothers wrongly imprisoned for murdering their babies, including the […]

The women left unable to sit down for years after; having a baby

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4125720/The-woman-unable-sit-YEARS-giving-birth.html For years after the birth of her daughter in 2003, Debra Shaw regarded the prospect of any sort of treat — a foreign holiday, a trip to the cinema, or a meal in a restaurant — with total dismay. For she couldn’t sit down because of agonising pain radiating from her coccyx, the bony […]