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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 »

Caramel Bliss Balls
Caramel Bliss Balls (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: No cooking Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: 1 year and over Ingredients: Makes 18 walnut size balls. 1 cup of almonds (120g) 1 cup of cashews (105g) 4 tablespoons of pure maple syrup (65g) A pinch of salt ... Read More »

Nut butter
Nut butter (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: No cooking Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: 6 months and above Ingredients: Makes 21 servings (based on a 20 gram serve). 250g almonds (natural) 150 g cashews (roasted, unsalted) 20 g rice bran oil Pinch salt Pinch sugar Method: ... 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 »

Why Fish Intake by Pregnant Women Improves the Growth of a Child’s Brain
Why Fish Intake by Pregnant Women Improves the Growth of a Child’s Brain (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Tohoku University’s School of Medicine have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during pregnancy, and the health of the baby’s brain. Dietary lipid contains fatty acids such as omega-6 and omega-3, which are essential nutrients ... Read More »

Taking antidepressants during pregnancy increases risk of autism by 87%
Taking antidepressants during pregnancy increases risk of autism by 87% (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Using antidepressants during pregnancy greatly increases the risk of autism, Professor Anick Bérard of the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine children’s hospital have revealed. Prof. Bérard, an internationally renowned expert in the fields of pharmaceutical safety during ... Read More »

Exposure to Common Flame Retardants May Contribute to Attention Problems in Children
Exposure to Common Flame Retardants May Contribute to Attention Problems in Children (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Prenatal exposure to some flame retardants that have been widely-used in consumer products is associated with attention problems in children ages three through seven, according to a new study by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, within ... Read More »

Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby
Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Babies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity in early middle age, a University of Queensland study has found. The discovery was made by School of ... Read More »

Antidepressant use in pregnancy associated with anxiety symptoms in 3-year-olds
Antidepressant use in pregnancy associated with anxiety symptoms in 3-year-olds (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Three-year-old siblings exposed to antidepressants in pregnancy show increased anxiety symptoms compared to their unexposed siblings. This was found in a new study by researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), the University of Oslo and the Hospital ... Read More »

Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
Critical windows to turn away junk food craving (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers have shown there are two critical windows during the developmental pathway to adulthood when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for baby girls. This work leads on from earlier findings which showed that mothers ... Read More »

 
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