04 February 2016
Pregnancy is a time where nutritional requirements are increased due to the demands for the growing baby. A healthy diet and lifestyle are particularly important for a healthy pregnancy as they affect both mother’s and baby's health...
30 April 2015
Gestational diabetes is a medical condition that occurs during pregnancy. It is rising in prevalence, fuelled mainly by increasing obesity rates and changing lifestyle patterns. Here we look at how this condition occurs, its health implications and how it can be prevented and treated.
11 May 2012
New research is placing great emphasis on achieving a healthy weight before and during pregnancy. Women who are obese when they become pregnant may face increased risks to their own health, and the health and future wellbeing of their unborn baby.
07 March 2012
The benefits of taking folic acid supplements before and during pregnancy may extend beyond birth defects and influence child language development, suggests a study of a Norwegian cohort, published by a team of European and North American researchers.