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Impaired liver function during pregnancy can increase obesity risk in kids, says study

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Take care of your liver during pregnancy. Impaired liver function in women during pregnancy can increase the risk of obesity in kids by altering their gut bacteria, according to a study. The […]

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Factors during pregnancy may affect early childhood weight

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In a study published in Pediatric Obesity, a child’s high and increasing body mass index between ages two and six years was strongly associated with pre-pregnancy obesity and overweight in the child’s mother; […]

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I Exercised During My Pregnancy and It Made a Huge Difference

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At 6 weeks postpartum with my fifth baby, I had my scheduled checkup with my midwife. After she went through the checklist of making sure all my lady parts had settled back into […]

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Four common discomforts during pregnancy

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Pregnancy can be one of the most beautiful phases in a woman’s life. But it’s not all a bed of roses – it often comes with its own set of challenges. After […]

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Ayurveda for pregnancy: Detox routine to follow during pre-conception

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In today’s busy world, mothers-to-be have many challenges regarding their health. It has become very difficult for them to balance both work and health. Women in their late thirties or early forties […]

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Smoking during pregnancy may damage daughters’ future fertility

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Baby girls, born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy, exhibit signs of increased testosterone exposure, which may affect their hormone and reproductive function, according to research presented today at the 58th Annual […]

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Intake of praracetamol during pregnancy causes behavioural disorder in children, says study

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When women take paracetamol during pregnancy, it increases behavioural disorder in children. Women who take paracetamol during pregnancy are at risk of having children with behaviour problems, warn researchers. The study, published […]

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Is it safe to eat nuts during pregnancy?

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Should you have nuts during pregnancy? (Source: Getty Images) Eating Nuts During Pregnancy: An expecting mother requires good nutrition during pregnancy to ensure she and her baby are healthy. This means one […]

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Vaginal infections during pregnancy: All you need to know

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The surge in hormones during pregnancy make moms-to-be more susceptible to a host of vaginal infections. A woman’s body transforms in many ways during pregnancy and an increase in vaginal discharge is one of […]

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Excess caffeine intake during pregnancy may impair baby’s liver development: Study

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For the study, the researchers investigated the effects of low and high doses of caffeine given to pregnant rats, on liver function and hormone levels of their offspring. Too much coffee during […]

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