Babies & Pregnancy

Mediterranean diet linked to successful IVF

Many different lifestyle factors affect a woman’s fertility. For women who have struggled to conceive naturally, assisted reproduction technologies such

Healthy weight during pregnancy good for baby

It’s normal to gain weight during pregnancy. It ensures a mother and her baby stay healthy through to birth but

Child development milestones

From birth to 2 years, children develop very rapidly. These changes affect motor skills, vision, comprehension and communication. During the

Asthma and wheezing in babies

Coughing and wheezing are common symptoms in infants and babies. However, in babies, these symptoms are often due to airway

Breastfeeding feeds good gut bacteria to infants

The gut microbiome is made up of all the resident bacteria and other microbes that have colonised our gastrointestinal tract.

Many pregnant women still not exercising enough

Researchers have reviewed attitudes towards physical activity during pregnancy and highlighted enablers and barriers. There are a number of benefits

Contraception: long-term options for women

Long-lasting forms of contraception include intrauterine devices (IUDs), contraceptive implants and contraceptive injections. These types of contraception offer from 3 months

Video: Baby brain: real or not?

‘Baby brain’ is a phenomenon reported by many pregnant women. It is characterised by subjective declines in brain functioning across

Contraception: intrauterine device (IUD)

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a contraceptive device that is inserted into the uterus (womb) to stop you getting pregnant.

Contraception: hormone implant

A contraceptive hormone implant is a device that is used to prevent pregnancy. The implant is a small rod that

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