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Doctors urge pregnant women not to drink

It has to be concluded that there is no ‘safe’ limit for alcohol consumption during pregnancy, says an expert.

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IVF test could double chance of success

A 20 minute test that could double a woman’s chances of having a baby has been developed by British scientists.

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Starting a family can’t wait - IVF specialist

Celebrities who parade 'miracle babies' are giving women false hope about motherhood, warn doctors.

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Babies - and then tough decisions
May 29 2015 at 13:35

After IVF, a question can often remain: What to do with the embryos left on ice?

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Paracetamol could harm unborn boys
June 3 2015 at 12:06

Pregnant women have been warned that taking paracetamol could harm their unborn baby boys.

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Pregnant - with three months to live
May 29 2015 at 10:44

A Cape Town family is facing an agonising choice - the premature birth of a baby in order to save the mother.

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Interest in egg freezing soars
May 28 2015 at 12:11

Soaring numbers of young women are inquiring about how to freeze their eggs.

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Eating for two could make a fat child
May 26 2015 at 12:06

Women who 'eat for two' during pregnancy could leave their unborn child struggling with obesity years later.

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When a miscarriage leads to shame
May 25 2015 at 12:20

Almost half of women who have a miscarriage feel guilty about it and over a quarter ashamed, a study shows.

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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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