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Asthmatic mothers-to-be more likely to give birth to underweight babies

Here is what researchers found.

05 Oct 2017 6:03 PM

Exposure to pesticide during pregnancy ups risk of brain tumour in kids

The findings indicated that pesticide use was associated with a 1.4-times increased risk of childhood brain tumours.

04 Oct 2017 5:11 PM

Text programme may help pregnant women quit smoking: study

Here what researchers found.

02 Oct 2017 4:47 PM

Early caesarean puts children at risk of developing respiratory illnesses

Study further states each additional week spent in womb is associated with 14 percent reduction in risk of poor cardio-respiratory health.

28 Sep 2017 11:30 AM

Children being exposed to pets, germs early on have reduced risk of asthma later, says study

According to study, contact with felines, mice and cockroaches as early as three-months-old lower chance of having asthma.

22 Sep 2017 11:58 AM


Breastfeeding makes kid more likely to eat vegetables

If babies have been breastfed, this can be less of a shock to the tastebuds.

03 Sep 2017 11:44 AM

Young mums may drink too much, says study

Study of maternal alcohol use is first to focus on age at transition to motherhood as a predictor of risky drinking.

25 Aug 2017 9:24 AM


Microbirthing can harm babies

Find out how.

23 Aug 2017 2:42 PM

Stress can cause decrease in lactation

Expert reveals why

14 Aug 2017 9:36 AM

'Unrealistic' media portrayals of pregnancy put women at risk

Online media also jeopardized some women's feelings about their bodies.

08 Aug 2017 5:49 PM

World Breastfeeding Week: Some mom-to-be have concerns about breastfeeding

World Breastfeeding Week is observed from August 1 till August 7.

07 Aug 2017 2:55 PM

World Breastfeeding Week: Mothers-to-be need lessons on breastfeeding

These classes provide formal breastfeeding education, which is over and above the information given at a standard doctor visits.

03 Aug 2017 4:02 PM


Scientists edit gene to erase disease in human embryos

According to researchers, method can potentially be used to prevent transmission of genetic disease to future generations.

03 Aug 2017 8:34 AM

World Breastfeeding Week: Sustaining breastfeeding together!

Breast milk contains antibodies that help the baby fight off viruses and bacteria.

02 Aug 2017 1:09 PM

Babies start predicting people's behavior at eight months, says study

Children start logging moves of people around them to make calculated judgments and decisions.

28 Jul 2017 11:04 AM

Newborns prefer people who speak their mother tongue

Findings suggest while newborns' bent toward familiar groups may be innate, dislike for un-familiar appears to be a learned behavior.

14 Jul 2017 8:20 AM

Moms-to-be, you may be putting your sons at risk

Researchers investigated whether maternal pre-pregnancy BMI is associated with behavioural problems among children.

13 Jul 2017 1:45 PM