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I'm not fit at all, but recently joined a gym. I've just found out I'm pregnant. Is it safe to keep exercising?
I've come to the realisation that I was gaining absolutely nothing by weighing myself once a week.
I sleep on my tummy; flat out, like a squashed bit of roadkill, with my arms curled up underneath me.
Would I be surrounded by beautiful models with teeny tiny bumps, and the flexibility of Russian gymnasts?
Women who become pregnant again within 18 months after having a baby are more likely to deliver early, according to a new study.
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Getting back to the gym too soon after giving birth could be a wee bit embarrassing if you're not careful.
Women who smoke during pregnancy and are overweight early in pregnancy are more likely to have obese children, according to a new study.
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I have a seven-month-old baby girl, and during my pregnancy I would go to Crossfit at least three times a week.
The human placenta, the organ that nourishes a developing baby, is not the pristine place some experts had assumed.
Babies of overweight and obese mothers are more likely to have oxygen-deprivation problems at birth.
Children with foetal alcohol syndrome are commonly being missed or wrongly diagnosed, a specialist says.
While many of us take the chance to put our feet up during pregnancy, others are keen to keep pushing themselves.
Pregnant women have a 1 in 50 chance of getting in a serious motor vehicle crash, researchers say.
Last year, the Save the Children Mothers' Index ranked New Zealand at 17th overall as the best country to give birth in but this year it's ranked at number 16.
Pregnant mothers who take omega-3 to boost their baby's brain power are probably wasting their time.
Young pregnant Maori women are often not getting the support they need from health services, a new study shows.
Pregnant Kiwi women are reluctant to step on the scales, leading to underestimated BMI measurements and misguided clinical care, research shows.
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