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Why moving house during early pregnancy may be dangerous

Why moving house during early pregnancy may be dangerous

Posted on September 3, 2019 by Contributor

If you’re pregnant, stay put. New research has highlighted health dangers linked to moving house during early pregnancy...

Coping with pregnancy symptoms

Posted on July 31, 2019 by Shenrina Badri

Some women experience very severe pregnancy symptoms whilst others experience none at all…

What is adenomyosis?

Posted on July 31, 2019 by Shenrina Badri

Do you know what adenomyosis is or have you not heard of the condition before?...

“Really painful and very isolating” – Anne Hathaway on fertility struggles

Posted on July 29, 2019 by ANA Entertainment

Anne Hathaway, who announced this week that she was expecting her second child, says that she came forward ...

Why you may want to follow a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy

Why you may want to follow a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy

Posted on July 24, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that following a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy can help reduce weight gain and the risk ...

Could the rise of autism be linked to our modern processed foods?

Could the rise of autism be linked to our modern processed foods?

Posted on June 24, 2019 by Contributor

New research has found a link between eating processed foods while pregnant and the possible rise of autism...

Have you heard? Exercising while pregnant is good for your placenta

Have you heard? Exercising while pregnant is good for your placenta

Posted on May 29, 2019 by Contributor

Now there’s more reason to work out while expecting – exercising while pregnant helps keep your placenta healthy... 

Take care of your health during pregnancy

Posted on April 29, 2019 by Shenrina Badri

It is important to stay healthy during pregnancy as the growth and development of your baby depends highly ...

The importance of folic acid during pregnancy

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Shenrina Badri

One of the most important vitamins to take if you are pregnant is folic acid, among others…

Pregnancy: What you need to know about gestational diabetes

Pregnancy: What you need to know about gestational diabetes

Posted on February 14, 2019 by Contributor

Pregnancy is a life-altering experience, but conditions like gestational diabetes can be dangerous for both mother and child...

Diet tips for a healthy pregnancy

Diet tips for a healthy pregnancy

Posted on February 12, 2019 by Contributor

Since nothing sharpens your focus on health like nurturing new life within your body, here are some diet ...

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

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

Posted on January 23, 2019 by 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

Study: Air pollution increases miscarriage risk

Posted on December 7, 2018 by Contributor

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

Combatting postnatal depression

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

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

Smoking during pregnancy increase risk childhood obesity

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of childhood obesity

Posted on November 26, 2018 by 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

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

Posted on November 15, 2018 by 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

Reason to switch to fluoride-free toothpaste during pregnancy

Posted on October 16, 2018 by Contributor

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

babies exposed to certain pesticides

How exposure to pesticides affects babies in the womb

Posted on September 19, 2018 by Contributor

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

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

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

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Contributor

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

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

Why back sleeping is dangerous during pregnancy

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Contributor

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

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