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Eating more foods with choline during pregnancy could boost baby’s brain
Eating more foods with choline during pregnancy could boost baby’s brain (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

When expectant mothers consume sufficient amounts of the nutrient choline during pregnancy, their offspring gain enduring cognitive benefits, a new Cornell University study suggests. Choline – found in egg yolks, lean red meat, fish, poultry, legumes, nuts and cruciferous vegetables ... Read More »

Women lack critical nutrient for pregnancy
Women lack critical nutrient for pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More than 40 percent of women are deficient in iodine, an essential mineral in developing healthy brains in babies, new research out of Westmead has found. Lead researcher Dr Jenny Gunton, from the Westmead Institute for Medical Research, the University ... Read More »

Old before your time: Study suggests that ageing begins in the womb
Old before your time: Study suggests that ageing begins in the womb (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The process of ageing begins even before we are born, according to an international team of researchers, including lead author Dr Beth Allison who has now returned to The Ritchie Centre at Hudson Institute of Medical Research and Monash University ... Read More »

Breastfeeding Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Following Gestational Diabetes Pregnancy
Breastfeeding Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Following Gestational Diabetes Pregnancy (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Women with gestational diabetes who consistently and continuously breastfeed from the time of giving birth are half as likely to develop type 2 diabetes within two years after delivery, according to a study from Kaiser Permanente published in Annals of ... Read More »

Prenatal Maternal Iron Intake Shown to Affect the Neonatal Brain
Prenatal Maternal Iron Intake Shown to Affect the Neonatal Brain (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In the first study of its kind, researchers have shown that inadequate maternal iron intake during pregnancy exerts subtle effects on infant brain development.  Their findings have been published online by the journal Pediatric Research. The research—led by principal investigators ... Read More »

Pregnant women not following nutrition guidelines
Pregnant women not following nutrition guidelines (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made a remarkable discovery: no pregnant women were found to be correctly following the Australian Dietary Guidelines on consumption of the “five food groups”, despite almost two-thirds of pregnant women believing they were ... Read More »

Pregnant and breastfeeding women needed for iodine nutrition study
Pregnant and breastfeeding women needed for iodine nutrition study (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you currently pregnant or breastfeeding your child or do you know someone who is? The University’s Menzies Research Institute Tasmania is conducting a study investigating the level of knowledge among Tasmanian women about iodine nutrition and supplement use during ... Read More »

Excess weight gain during pregnancy and self-control
Excess weight gain during pregnancy and self-control (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 (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 »

Food Safe and Pregnant: Tips for the Holidays and Beyond
Food Safe and Pregnant: Tips for the Holidays and Beyond (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 »

 
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