Category: Pregnancy Health Tips

Why you shouldn’t sleep for longer than nine hours during pregnancy

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 by A4W Contributor

While it’s normal to feel fatigued during pregnancy, be careful not to sleep longer than nine hours a ...

Study: Air pollution increases miscarriage risk

Posted on Dec 7, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Researchers found that women had a higher risk of miscarriage following short-term exposure to elevated air pollution...

Combatting postnatal depression

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

The following may be useful in helping to combat post-natal depression…

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of childhood obesity

Posted on Nov 26, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Smoking is bad news, particularly when expecting a baby. In fact, new research has found that smoking during ...

How a baby’s gender affects a mother’s postnatal depression risk

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by A4W Contributor

New research has found that the gender of a baby can increase a mother’s risk of postnatal depression…

Reason to switch to fluoride-free toothpaste during pregnancy

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 by A4W Contributor

The findings of new research may make you want to switch to fluoride-free toothpaste while pregnant. Read on ...

How exposure to pesticides affects babies in the womb

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that babies exposed to certain pesticides whilst in the womb grow up to have poor ...

SA has the world’s highest rate of foetal alcohol syndrome disorder

Posted on Sep 6, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Did you know that South Africa has the highest rate of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder in the world?...

Why back sleeping is dangerous during pregnancy

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that most pregnant women spend 25 percent of their sleep time in a dangerous back sleeping ...

WIN an all-terrain baby 3 in 1 travel system and designer backpack worth R10450 with Mühelos baby

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

The UK’s number one parenting event The Baby Show makes its local debut on September 28 to 30...

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