Experts are now saying the bedrest during complicated pregnancies could do more harm than good.
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High on the list of questions from expectant mums is: "What should I eat to keep my baby healthy?"
What you eat in pregnancy could have long-term health implications for your kids.
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Up to 80 per cent of pregnant women get morning sickness - and not just in the mornings.