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Mom-trepreneur Elana’s pregnancy by the book

If there’s anything to be excited about in the Afrika-Bredenkamp stable, yes, it’s the baby, say the power couple.

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Can scent of mom-to-be show sex of baby?

The secret of whether a woman is expecting a boy or a girl may lie in her scent, say scientists.

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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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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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Healthy ingredient in red wine ‘harms unborn baby’
October 21 2014 at 11:50

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?
October 20 2014 at 11:44

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

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Want babies later? Put your ovaries on ice
October 17 2014 at 11:52

Healthy young women should be able to freeze their ovaries until they are ready for motherhood, say experts.

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Binge drinking risk to baby’s mental health
October 15 2014 at 11:54

One in four mothers reported binge drinking at least once during pregnancy.

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Viagra given to pregnant women in trial
October 8 2014 at 14:03

Doctors at Liverpool Women's Hospital are testing the drug for babies with intrauterine growth restriction.

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Womb transplant mom hopes to inspire others
October 7 2014 at 11:29

Cradling her sleeping young son, the unnamed woman said she still could not believe she was finally a mother.

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Baby weight is hard to shift - survey
October 3 2014 at 12:05

It takes the average new mother a year and seven months to lose her baby weight, research has found.

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Maths skills might begin in the womb
October 2 2014 at 11:56

Research has linked a woman's hormone levels in pregnancy with her child's maths skills at age five.

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