The amount of food a woman consumes during pregnancy shouldn't increase substantially. You might be surprised at just how little you should increase your food intake.
About one in six sudden infant deaths may be linked to their mothers' heavy alcohol use during or soon after pregnancy, according to a new study from Australia.
Whether you're pregnant, breastfeeding, doing FebFast, or just not much of a drinker, here are some thirst-quenching drinks that pack a booze-free punch.
A mother's weight before and during pregnancy can have a life-long impact on children's health.
New research has found that the fat around a woman's organs is more dangerous to her and her baby's health during pregnancy than the spare tyre around her tummy.
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Women who drink a lot of sweet sodas during pregnancy may be more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study suggests.
You pregnancy diet needs to be good for the health and well-being of both you and your baby.
What is your attitude towards eating and drinking while pregnant? Do you take the risk with listeria foods? Do you continue to drink and, if so, how much?
So, now you're eating for two. Pregnancy means a nutritious diet is even more vital to give your baby the best start in life.
Quick to make, contains protein in the form of tuna and eggs, carbohydrates (and protein) with the canned beans, and a serve of the all-important five vegetables.
Folic acid in bread will remain voluntary, the Government has announced.
Diet is one of the most important factors during pregnancy, but more importantly, it's something you can have complete control over. Get some tips on feeding your bump
Pregnant women should keep consumption of coffee, tea and cola to a minimum.
The debate over the mandatory addition of folic acid to bread is back on the table, with feedback sought on a discussion paper.
In a new study of California mums, women whose children had autism recalled getting less folic acid through food and supplements early in their pregnancies than those whose kids didn't develop the disorder.
Nutritional status of both parents prior to conception can influence the health and well-being of your baby and its chances of optimum health throughout life.
A baby's sleep may not suffer just because her mum likes a daily cup of coffee, a new study suggests.
Feeding babies the right foods is a recipe for increasing their intelligence, say scientists.
Strict dietary guidelines for expectant mothers may cause confusion about what is and isn't good to eat
The behaviour and experiences of our parents and grandparents can affect the traits they pass on to us, possibly changing everything from our emotional wellbeing to our susceptibility to disease and obesity.
What you eat during pregnancy will shape your child's metabolism: study.
Elizabeth Lambert gives us the vegan checklist for pregnant women.
Food cravings are experienced by many women throughout pregnancy, and can include virtually anything. However there are some fairly common cravings shared by a majority of women!
Eating for two when pregnant may make an unborn child obese, researchers warn.
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