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Eating for two could make a fat child

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

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

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

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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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Scientists make eggs, sperm from skin
February 25 2015 at 13:52

Babies with two fathers or two mothers could become a reality after a breakthrough by researchers at Cambridge.

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‘Bribes’ help pregnant women quit smoking
February 23 2015 at 13:31

Pregnant women are more than twice as likely to quit smoking if they are offered shopping vouchers, according to a study.

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Study gives hope for obese moms, babies
February 20 2015 at 13:08

Risks for overweight moms and their babies are caused by damage to egg cells and may be reversible, scientists say.

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'No alcohol is safe in early pregnancy'
February 17 2015 at 14:03

Women in the first three months of pregnancy are advised not to drink any alcohol at all under new UK advice.

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And then there were three
February 11 2015 at 14:31

One adoption. One surrogate. One pregnancy. Ellen McCarthy meets a woman who thought she would not have children.

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UK Commons okays 3-parent babies
February 4 2015 at 08:29

Britain has moved toward allowing scientists to create humans from the DNA of three people.

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Partner pushes up labour pains
January 23 2015 at 13:56

Study shows women cope better in birthing without the presence of their loved one.

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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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