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2009-02-14 15:08:28

British researchers say a study they conducted found most women trying to get pregnant are not following dietary recommendations. The research team from Britain's University of Southampton found in a study of 12,500 British women that those attempting to become pregnant were only slightly more likely

2008-12-29 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "For richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health," are some of the most common words heard in wedding vows. But what is often overlooked is the health of the married couple's future children.

2008-09-02 00:00:06

By Jeremy Laurance According to a survey, expectant mothers are confused about what they should and shouldn't do, and too embarrassed to ask for advice.

2008-08-11 03:00:15

By Craig McQueen EVERY expectant mum hopes that their pregnancy goes without a hitch, but there are some ways in which the risks can be reduced. That involves steps which you can take before getting pregnant as well as after you conceive.

2007-01-05 06:16:05

By Sabour, Hadis; Hossein-Nezhad, Arash; Maghbooli, Zhila; Madani, Farzaneh; Et al Abstract Poor maternal vitamin D status affects fetal and infant skeletal growth. The aim of the present study was to determine the association between newborn outcomes and maternal calcium and vitamin D intakes.

2006-03-09 15:17:57

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who have habitually low levels of calcium in their diet undergo significant changes in bone calcium turnover during pregnancy and lactation, according to the results of a new study. Dr. Janet C.

2006-02-22 16:23:15

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A mutation of an enzyme gene seems to protect the fetus against alcohol consumed by the mother, according to a study of mothers and their infants. Lead researcher Dr. Sandra W.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.