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Fried food linked to diabetes in pregnancy

Pregnant women who regularly enjoy chips, an omelette or fried chicken are at much higher risk of gestational diabetes.

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Healthy ingredient in red wine ‘harms unborn baby’

Researchers say that an ingredient in wine that is normally viewed as healthy could harm their unborn child's pancreas.

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Who’s wearing their belly best?

Buhle Mbonambi's choices for the sexiest, best-dressed and best pregnant body on the Hollywood scene.

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Ovulation calendar can help with timing
September 26 2014 at 11:56

The makers of a sperm-friendly lubricant have made an ovulation calendar available.

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Pregnant? Don’t take to your bed
September 16 2014 at 11:59

Experts say bed rest during pregnancy has few benefits - and can lead to depression, among other things.

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Antidepressants for mom linked to ADHD?
September 15 2014 at 11:59

Antidepressants given to pregnant women could be fuelling the rise in children suffering from hyperactivity, research suggests.

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No need for that pregnant pause
September 11 2014 at 11:57

If you're a mom-to-be bent on keeping up your workout routine - consult your doctor, know your limit and have a plan.

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Pregnant? Why not share the news?
September 10 2014 at 14:04

Bee Rowlatt says the three-month pregnancy secrecy rule is misguided if its only defence is 'in case things go wrong'.

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Coffee could affect unborn baby - study
September 9 2014 at 14:01

Pregnant women who drink only two cups of coffee a day could put their babies at risk of leukaemia, according to a study.

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Kate’s morning sickness worse this time?
September 9 2014 at 11:41

The Duchess of Cambridge is suffering from the same form of extreme morning sickness that affected her first pregnancy.

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Flu jabs help HIV moms and their babies
September 4 2014 at 12:13

Local researchers have proved that the flu vaccine can protect HIV-infected women and their unborn babies against the illness.

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Sound of a clock can make women broody
September 4 2014 at 12:11

A study found that being able to hear the tick-tock of a clock makes women quicken their desire to marry and have children.

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Antibacterial products bad for unborn babies?
September 3 2014 at 11:49

Expectant mothers have been warned that germ-killers in soaps could stunt the growth of their unborn child.

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