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Mom-to-be’s weight can affect baby - study

Pregnant women who eat too much - or too little - risk having a fat child, scientists have warned.

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More single women opting for IVF

A growing minority of women are setting out to create single-parent families from the start.

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Pre-eclampsia app could save lives

A mobile phone app promises to improve pre-eclampsia detection in challenging environments.

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The mystery of the virgin births
December 18 2013 at 12:14

One in every 200 young American women says she became pregnant while still a virgin.

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‘Depression can be passed on during pregnancy’
December 13 2013 at 12:02

Pregnant women with depression can pass the condition on to their unborn babies, research has found.

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Massage may help fertility - study
December 12 2013 at 12:15

Researchers are investigating whether giving a man a neck and shoulder massage could increase his fertility.

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You are what your daddy ate
December 11 2013 at 15:00

A father's diet influences the health of his offspring, according to a study.

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Multiple births drop due to IVF changes
December 11 2013 at 12:05

Fewer triplets, quadruplets and higher multiple sets of babies are being born from IVF in the US.

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‘Morning-after pill may not work’
December 6 2013 at 12:17

It is thought that the drug may be diluted in bigger women or broken down more quickly by their bodies.

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New test for pre-eclampsia
November 26 2013 at 15:10

Hundreds of babies could be saved each year from deadly pre-eclampsia by a new 15-minute blood test.

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‘Babies remember music from the womb’
November 22 2013 at 14:35

Babies played music while still in the womb remembered the tune months later when part of the big, wide world.

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‘Pregnancy exercise good for baby’
November 12 2013 at 12:25

Women who stay fit during pregnancy could help their babies develop healthy hearts, scientists have claimed.

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Carrots might be good for baby-making
November 8 2013 at 12:05

Carrots have long been said to be good for vision. Now, it has emerged, they can also improve male fertility.

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