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Omega-3 supplement could prevent pre-term births

Thousands of early preterm births – those at or before 34 weeks – could be prevented if pregnant women supplemented daily with omega-3 DHA, say researchers.

26 October, 2016

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

Start improving health before birth to beat child obesity

Scientists urge mums to address five key modifiable factors that could influence their child’s risk of being overweight late in life.

19 February, 2015

Calcium/vitamin D combo improves gestational diabetes

Calcium plus vitamin D supplementation could improve the metabolic profile of women suffering from gestational diabetes – and benefit their babies too

26 June, 2014

Yoga during pregnancy reduces anxiety and depression

A new UK study has shown that regular yoga sessions during pregnancy can help make mothers and their babies happier and healthier

13 May, 2014

Healthy eating could reduce the risk of preterm birth

What you eat matters; new evidence suggests a link between a mother’s diet and the risk of pre-term birth

11 March, 2014

Selenium supplements lower the risk of postnatal depression

Adequate selenium during pregnancy can stabilise moods and help ward off depression in new mums

3 April, 2013

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

Healthy fats in pregnancy protect against childhood allergies

Increasing your intake of healthy fats during pregnancy can help protect your child from atopic disorders like asthma and eczema

24 October, 2012

Non-organic dairy products linked to birth defect

Choosing organic, especially organic dairy products, could help lower the incidence of hypospadias in boys

16 October, 2012