pregnancy food

Excess weight gain during pregnancy and self-control
Excess weight gain during pregnancy and self-control August 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Deakin University psychology researchers are undertaking a world-first study into why pregnant women struggle to maintain a healthy diet despite being highly motivated to do so, and are calling on pregnant women across Australia to take part in the research. “Data ... Read More »

Exploring pregnant women’s perceptions of healthy eating
Exploring pregnant women’s perceptions of healthy eating June 7, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Medical researchers at the University of Wollongong are undertaking a study to explore women’s perceptions of healthy eating during pregnancy. They are keen to learn what advice and information the women have received about nutrition in pregnancy. PhD researcher and ... Read More »

Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy?
Weight gain in pregnancy- How much is healthy? May 20, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you should be expecting to gain a bit of extra weight in the months of your pregnancy. Weight gain during pregnancy is normal and healthy. You could hardly grow that baby bump (which ... Read More »

Taking omega-3 supplements during pregnancy does not make children smarter
Taking omega-3 supplements during pregnancy does not make children smarter May 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A major study led by Adelaide researchers has found that the use of omega-3 fatty acid or fish oil supplements during pregnancy does not improve cognitive outcomes in children. In the biggest study of its kind in the world, researchers ... Read More »

Food Safe and Pregnant: Tips for the Holidays and Beyond
Food Safe and Pregnant: Tips for the Holidays and Beyond January 2, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The holiday season is filled with parties, family gatherings, and lots of food. While everyone wants to keep food-safe, it is especially important for pregnant women to do so. Pregnant women are at increased risk of food poisoning. In fact, ... Read More »

Pregnant Women Can Eat Peanuts
Pregnant Women Can Eat Peanuts December 31, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women need not fear that eating peanuts during pregnancy could cause their child to develop a peanut allergy, according to a new study from Boston Children’s Hospital published online Dec. 23 in JAMA Pediatrics. “Our study showed increased peanut consumption ... Read More »

1 in 10 women drink a little alcohol while pregnant
1 in 10 women drink a little alcohol while pregnant October 23, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers in Norway found that negative affectivity is linked to light alcohol use and binge drinking during pregnancy. Results published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, show 16% ... Read More »

Junk food in pregnancy and early years leads to behavioural problems in kids
Junk food in pregnancy and early years leads to behavioural problems in kids September 3, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research suggests that mums with unhealthy diets during pregnancy are more likely to have children with behavioural problems. It has also shown that children with unhealthy diets have increased symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as aggression and ... Read More »

No link between mercury exposure and autism-like behaviours
No link between mercury exposure and autism-like behaviours August 5, 2013 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The potential impact of exposure to low levels of mercury on the developing brain – specifically by women consuming fish during pregnancy – has long been the source of concern and some have argued that the chemical may be responsible ... Read More »

Mum’s the word on pregnancy
Mum’s the word on pregnancy May 10, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Newcastle researchers are asking new mums to reflect on their pregnancy and post-birth experience to help researchers design a healthy lifestyle program for other mothers-to-be. Dr Lesley MacDonald-Wicks said the University of Newcastle is calling for women who ... Read More »







 
 
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