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Women in labour need to eat!

Women in labour are using the same energy it takes to run a marathon, but are routinely, and as it turns out wrongly, denied food.

30 October, 2015
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Doctors fail to warn pregnant mums about environmental risks

A new survey shows doctors are failing future generations by ignoring the issue of chemicals that could harm babies in the womb

12 December, 2012
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Delayed cord clamping prevents infant iron deficiency

Scientists say clamping the umbilical cord too early can lead to iron deficiency in newborns

22 November, 2011
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Study shows fathers are hormonally hardwired
to care for kids

Men experience a drop in testosterone levels after the birth of their children that helps them be more nurturing to their offspring

7 October, 2011
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Diet alone may be the key to reducing birth defects

Evidence from a large US study suggests that diet, over supplements, may be more influential in reducing birth defects

7 October, 2011