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Air pollution could make for smaller babies

A study of the effects of air-quality controls introduced during the 2008 Beijing Olympics has had interesting results.

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My life as the mom of twins

Virginia Woodruff wishes she has been more prepared for the cultural expectations surrounding twins.

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Baby brain is all in the mind

While pregnant women may believe their memory is worse than usual, a study has found this may not be the case.

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Air pollution could make for smaller babies
May 19 2015 at 12:11

A study of the effects of air-quality controls introduced during the 2008 Beijing Olympics has had interesting results.

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My life as the mom of twins
May 13 2015 at 12:14

Virginia Woodruff wishes she has been more prepared for the cultural expectations surrounding twins.

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Baby brain is all in the mind
May 11 2015 at 12:14

While pregnant women may believe their memory is worse than usual, a study has found this may not be the case.

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Pregnancy may improve mom's health
May 6 2015 at 12:41

Pregnancy could have a rejuvenating effect on women, helping to slow down the ageing process, scientists say.

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Keeping crime at bay… in the family way
March 30 2015 at 12:59

Two Capetonians are filming a self-defence series targeted at pregnant women, writes Nontando Mposo.

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Mom-trepreneur Elana’s pregnancy by the book
March 19 2015 at 06:51

If there’s anything to be excited about in the Afrika-Bredenkamp stable, yes, it’s the baby, say the power couple.

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Can scent of mom-to-be show sex of baby?
March 11 2015 at 12:58

The secret of whether a woman is expecting a boy or a girl may lie in her scent, say scientists.

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Chat to your bump to help child speak
March 4 2015 at 13:24

Speaking to your baby bump can improve the child’s language skills later in life, scientists have discovered.

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Stress can affect baby-making
March 3 2015 at 13:56

Women who try to start a family while in a demanding job might be hurtiing their chances of having a baby.

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UK okays three-parent babies
February 26 2015 at 12:56

The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise so-called three-parent babies.

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