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Moderate exercise and dieting reduces risk of caesarean section and diabetes in pregnancy
Moderate exercise and dieting reduces risk of caesarean section and diabetes in pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women who have a healthy diet and regular moderate exercise are less likely to have a caesarean section, gain excessive weight, or develop diabetes in pregnancy, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) using ... Read More »

Exercise and healthy diet interventions in pregnancy
Exercise and healthy diet interventions in pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Globally – half of all women of childbearing age are overweight or obese and women generally are gaining excess weight in pregnancy. This excess weight gain is putting women at greater risk of complications including having a preterm birth, caesarean ... Read More »

Low-level drinking during pregnancy influences babies’ facial development
Low-level drinking during pregnancy influences babies’ facial development (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers studied 415 babies who had 3D photographs of their faces taken at age one. Mothers were asked about their drinking habits before and throughout their pregnancies. “We know that alcohol use in pregnancy contributes to how the face is ... Read More »

Link between vitamin D in pregnancy and autism
Link between vitamin D in pregnancy and autism (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, University of Queensland researchers have discovered. The discovery provides further evidence of the crucial role vitamin D plays in brain development, said lead researcher Professor Darryl Eyles, ... Read More »

Creatine – a vital breakthrough for baby health
Creatine – a vital breakthrough for baby health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A baby’s growth during pregnancy may be dependent on its mother’s levels of a critical nutrient, creatine, according to research from a team of Melbourne researchers. A research team from Monash and Hudson Institute (the Ritchie Centre) have shown the ... Read More »

Call for women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond
Call for women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Nursing researchers at Western Sydney University are seeking women who have a current or past history with eating disorders, to take part in a study that will explore the issue of eating disorders during pregnancy and the perinatal period. Dr ... Read More »

Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Increases Odds of Having Overweight Children
Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Increases Odds of Having Overweight Children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pre-pregnancy obesity and excessive weight gain during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of the child becoming overweight at age 2. The study also found breastfeeding for at least six months helped reduce the likelihood of a child being ... Read More »

Healthy diet may reduce high blood pressure risk after gestational diabetes
Healthy diet may reduce high blood pressure risk after gestational diabetes (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sticking to a healthy diet in the years after pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood pressure among women who had pregnancy-related (gestational) diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. ... Read More »

Couples’ pre-pregnancy caffeine consumption linked to miscarriage risk
Couples’ pre-pregnancy caffeine consumption linked to miscarriage risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A woman is more likely to miscarry if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages a day during the weeks leading up to conception, according to a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health ... 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 »

 
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