Its well known that Omega 3 is good for growing babies brain development, but new research shows it can be beneficial for pregnant women too. Omega 3, found in oily fish such as salmon, could cut a womans odds of developing post-natal depression, says a study carried out by ...
and sudden death syndrome. Although delayed cord clamping has also been linked to jaundice, there's mounting evidence to suggest it is more beneficial for babies.NHS guidelines aren’t set to change, although it’s been suggested there’s enough evidence
Tube Defects (NTD), such as spina bifida.Now new advice suggests that taking vitamin B12 along with folic acid is even more effective.Why folic acid and vitamin B12?The importance of folic acid was confirmed by a major study by the Medical Research
A study of 450 women from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, asked women about which positions they slept in at night. The group who slept on their left side in the later stages of pregnancy had a slightly lower chance of having a stillborn baby, 1.96 per 1,000 births. The ...
Confused about what you need to pack in your hospital bag? Our Deputy Editor Claire Lavelle gave a presentation at the Baby Show on exactly what you'll need to take....What to pack in your hospital bag
It may not be much comfort when you're feeling queasy 24/7, but you're definitely not alone if you're suffering from morning sickness. The good news is that most mums-to-be find the nausea eases by about week 14. However, to get you through the next few weeks mums-to-be from our ...
are saying months before she utters her first word, making it even more important to talk to your baby.The study suggests that, rather than indulging in baby talk, parents should speak to babies normally from a young age as it may improve their child
GP DR ROB SAYS:Castor oil is a powerful laxative and is reported to have been used by midwives for many years to induce labour. It's not clear how exactly it may achieve this, but some suggest that when stimulating the gut it also stimulates
While expectant mums have long been advised to eat for two, new data suggests that excessive weight gain during pregnancy could increase a womans risk of obesity and the associated health problems.Some weight gain during pregnancy is necessary
A new UK study suggests pregnant women who eat junk food are more likely to have children who go on to develop obesity, heart disease and diabetes.These children are also more likely to develop a preference for junk food themselves.'This study