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Chat to your bump to help child speak

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

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

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

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Alive and kicking in the duchess’s womb
January 21 2015 at 13:46

Duchess of Cambridge’s tiny bump is as active as she is.

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‘Surprise’ births really can be
January 19 2015 at 16:05

lt’s true, a woman can carry to full term without knowing!

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Stress pill could make it easier to fall pregnant
January 16 2015 at 14:19

Researchers say hormone switches off productive system.

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Exercising in pregnancy is a lifesaver
January 7 2015 at 17:59

Study finds that mums to be who exercise regularly help babies beat blood pressure later.

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Why men don’t stray during pregnancy
December 17 2014 at 13:22

A dip in hormones could be nature's way of stopping men straying during their partner's pregnancy.

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Mother sacrifices self for unborn son
December 12 2014 at 17:37

A Chinese woman who died of cancer after refusing chemo to save her unborn son has sparked an intense online debate.

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Womb transplants give hope to thousands
December 8 2014 at 11:20

Two women become the first ever to have children using the very womb that brought them into the world a generation earlier.

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‘I feel guilty about being pregnant’
November 26 2014 at 11:38

Agony aunt Emily Yoffe tells a worried mom-to-be that caring is a renewable resource...

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Three-parent babies unsafe, says expert
November 26 2014 at 11:35

The science that could allow babies with three parents to be born is unproven and may be unsafe, a leading US scientist says.

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Banking on a baby
November 24 2014 at 13:40

Egg freezing's popularity is booming, but it offers no guarantees, writes Lavanya Ramanathan.

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