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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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Browse Pregnancy

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When motherhood is oh so sweet
November 20 2014 at 10:35

New mom, Bridget McNulty, who has type 1 diabetes, tells Lindsay Ord how her pregnancy took a year of planning.

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Fatter women’s ‘embryos less healthy’
November 19 2014 at 11:46

Women who are fat when they conceive are more likely to have unhealthy embryos, researchers say.

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‘Runny eggs safe for moms-to-be’
November 13 2014 at 11:47

Soft-boiled eggs are back on the menu for pregnant women, according to experts.

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Trying for a baby? Lose weight
November 5 2014 at 11:36

Dropping a dress size helps a woman become pregnant faster - even if she isn't overweight to start with.

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How a scratch can double IVF success
November 7 2014 at 11:25

A simple scratch could double a woman's chances of having an IVF baby, doctors believe.

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Falling pregnant ‘10 times harder at 43’
November 6 2014 at 11:57

It is ten times harder for a woman to become pregnant at 43 than at 37, doctors have warned.

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Mini ‘body incubator’ may halve cost of IVF
November 4 2014 at 11:05

Embryos nurtured in device inside vagina, then best embryos are transferred to womb as usual, writes Fiona McRae.

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The pregnancy craving has spoken
October 28 2014 at 11:50

US psychologists behind a study say their findings debunk previous theories that caffeine in chocolate sparks cravings.

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CMV harmless to you, dangerous to baby
October 27 2014 at 12:09

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common reason children are born deaf or develop hearing problems.

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Fried food linked to diabetes in pregnancy
October 24 2014 at 11:48

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

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