Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, WHO finds
Breastfeeding can cut the chances of a child becoming obese by up to 25%, according to a major study involving 16 countries. Source: Breastfeeding reduces child obesity risk by up to 25%, Read more
Breastfeeding vital for brain development
Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk during the first month of life appears to stimulate more robust brain growth, suggests a recent study. The details were presented in the Meeting Read more
The Best (and Worst) Foods to Eat While Breastfeeding
As a new parent, your focus will of course fall singularly on your baby. That doesn’t mean you should forget the big lesson from every pre-flight safety demo, though: You have to Read more
Bad Diet May Impair Female Fertility
Diet prior to conception correlated with time to achieving conception in a large, multinational, retrospective study. Source: Bad Diet May Impair Female Read more
Risk for Fetal Loss Early in Pregnancy Not Greater With Noninsulin vs Insulin Therapy
Compared to standard insulin treatment, noninsulin antidiabetic agents did not present an increased risk for fetal losses or major malformations when used in the first trimester of Read more
Could Caffeine During Pregnancy Spur Weight Gain in Kids?
There’s new evidence that even moderate amounts of caffeine consumed by a mom-to-be might affect her child’s weight years later. Source: Could Caffeine During Pregnancy Spur Read more
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Brush Your Teeth Right After A Bout Of Morning Sickness
What’s the first thing you do after a bout of morning sickness? Brush your teeth, right? Actually, according to dental health experts, that way lies disaster. Source: Here’s Why Read more
Pregnant Kidney Stone Formers Have Higher Risk of Gestational Diabetes
Pregnant women with vs without a history of nephrolithiasis are more likely to experience gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. Original Article: Pregnant Stone Formers Have Higher Risk of Read more
Pregnancy and Celiac Disease
The Gluten Intolerance Group offers this advice for Celiac and Pregnancy.     Read on the GIG website: Pregnancy and Celiac Disease   – The Gluten Intolerance Group of Visit GIG Website
Breastfeeding Vital for Brain Development for Premature Infants
Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk during the first month of life appears to stimulate more robust brain growth, suggests a recent Read more at Deccan Chronicle
Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says
  Food and food packaging manufacturers have always argued the point that there isn’t any proof that substances in their products are harmful.  Pediatricians don’t Read more
Pre-Pregnancy Vitamin D Intake Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk
Vitamin D insufficiency is common in pregnant women; pre-pregnancy vitamin D supplementation may help them avoid gestational diabetes, per a new study. Read more at Diabetes In Control