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Kids of older women ‘vulnerable to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure’

July 21st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study has revealed the damaging effects of maternal binge drinking during pregnancy are greater among children born to older drinking mothers.The presence and severity of ... Read more...

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Excess weight in pregnancy gateway to heart risks in child

June 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered evidence to show that piling on too much weight in pregnancy may lead to future heart risks in the child. New research at the University of ... Read more...

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Many pregnant African women avoid HIV screening

November 20th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A large number of pregnant women in Uganda, Africa deliberately avoid being tested for HIV, increasing the risk of mother-to-child transmission, says a study.In a new paper, researchers ... Read more...

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Soothing music may be the best pregnancy stress buster

October 7th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Listening to lullabies, classical music and sounds of nature can help relieve psychological stress among pregnant women, according to a new study. The study, which has just been ... Read more...

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