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Pregnancy

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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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Multivitamin use before conception reduces the risk of preterm birth

A large study from Denmark has shown that women who regularly take multivitamins before pregnancy have healthier babies


29 February, 2012
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How much caffeine in a cup? It depends…

Pregnant women beware – the amount of caffeine in a shot of espresso can vary enormously making it hard to manage your intake


5 December, 2011
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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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Vitamin C helps prevent neural tube defects

Taking certain drugs before and early after conception can raise the risk of NTDs; but vitamin C can help reduce the risk, say scientists


15 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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