pre pregnancy

Poor pre-pregnancy diet ups baby’s risk of diabetes, obesity


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A poor diet before conception could put the baby at risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity, researchers say.Mice that were fed a low protein ... Read more...

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Lifestyle intervention helps women cut pregnancy flab


March 1st, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): A lifestyle intervention can help women control their weight gain during and after pregnancy, according to a new study.It will also help normal-weight, obese and overweight women return ... Read more...

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Severely obese women need to watch weight during pregnancy


February 12th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Severely obese women who gain less than the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy are likely to stay healthy, suggests a new study.In contrast, obese and non-obese women ... Read more...

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Shed those extra kilos before pregnancy for a healthy baby


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A mice study has found that if obese women shed some extra weight before pregnancy, it has health benefits for their offspring.In the study, researchers with the Center ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson shows off bikini bod after losing baby weight


November 30th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Kendra Wilkinson is finally showing off her bikini body after losing over three-and-a-half stone since giving birth in December 2009."My body is back, and I want to show ... Read more...

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Chemicals in mother’s blood linked to child’s obesity


October 10th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A team of scientists has revealed that babies whose mothers had relatively high levels of the chemical DDE in their blood were more likely to both grow rapidly ... Read more...

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Short and long sleep ups blood pressure in third trimester of pregnancy


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 02 (ANI): A new study has indicated that getting too little or too much sleep in early pregnancy is associated with elevated blood pressure in the third trimester.The study ... Read more...

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Diabetic women ‘have more C-sections and fetal complications’


September 18th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): A study has revealed that nearly half of women with diabetes prior to pregnancy have a potentially-avoidable C-section and their babies are twice as likely to die as ... 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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Walgreens postpones the sale of their genetic test kits


May 14th, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walgreens has been forced to put their plans on the backburner for the sale of personal genetic test kits. The Food and Drug Administration intervened into ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson wants to have “best booty in Hollywood”


February 20th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson, who gave birth to first child Hank Baskett IV in December, wants to get her pre-pregnancy figure back.The 24-year-old says Kim Kardashian can ... Read more...

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Prepregnancy, obesity, gestational weight gain influence preterm birth risk


February 11th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Pre-pregnancy obesity and gestational weight gain are associated with an increased risk of preterm birth, say researchers at Boston University School of Medicine's (BUSM) Slone Epidemiology Center and ... Read more...

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Ben Affleck keen to have a son


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Hollywood star Ben Affleck is urging his wife Jennifer Garner to plan for another child because he's keen to have a son now.The couple has two daughters, Violet, ... Read more...

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Billie Piper resorted to drastic dieting to regain pre-pregnancy figure


January 19th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Actress Billie Piper regretted signing up for third series of Secret Diary Of A Call Girl as she had to go on a drastic dieting regime to shed ... Read more...

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Sugary cola drinks linked to higher gestational diabetes risk


December 1st, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Drinking too much sugar-sweetened cola a week prior to pregnancy may increase risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to a new study.The study was conducted by researchers ... Read more...

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Exercise during pregnancy healthy for baby, mother


November 13th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception, exercising up to the end of pregnancy seems to be healthy for the baby and mother, says a new study. Research by Polytechnic University-Madrid ... Read more...

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Supplements can raise asthma risk


November 5th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Researchers have identified a link between folic acid supplements taken in late pregnancy and allergic asthma in children aged between 3 and 5, suggesting that the timing of ... Read more...

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Intake of folic acid supplements in late pregnancy could cause asthma in kids


November 4th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Folic acid supplements taken by mothers in late pregnancy could lead to allergic asthma in their children at the age of 3 to 5 years, according to a ... Read more...

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Rebecca Romijn feels under pressure to shed post-baby flab


August 20th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): X-men actress Rebecca Romijn has admitted that she feels pressured to look fit and slim all the time.The hot star is determined to shed the extra pounds she ... Read more...

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Pregnant Klum says she’ll regain figure by normal diet


August 5th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Pregnant German supermodel Heidi Klum has revealed that she is not planning to resort to extreme diets or exercise regimes to regain her pre-pregnancy figure after giving ... Read more...

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Pre-pregnancy depression may increase premature birth risk


June 11th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Women of all races, who suffer from pre-pregnancy depressive mood, face heightened risk of premature birth, according to a study.However, black women have nearly two times the odds ... Read more...

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Immigrant mums ‘at higher risk of having babies with birth defects’


April 17th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Immigrant mothers are less likely to take folic acid supplements before pregnancy to prevent birth defects, a new study has found.The study, led by a St. Michael's Hospital ... Read more...

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Underestimating weight may make obese women over-gain during pregnancy


December 23rd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Researchers at Temple University have found that overweight or obese women who underestimate their weight status are more likely to over-gain during pregnancy.The research team was led ... Read more...

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Alessandra Ambrosio gave up sweet treats to win back pre-pregnancy figure


November 19th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): New mum Alessandra Ambrosio has revealed that she gave up chocolate in order to win back her pre-pregnancy figure.The supermodel, who gave birth in August (08), was ... Read more...

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Britneys baby sis all set to walk down the aisle


July 31st, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Superstar Britney Spears younger sister Jamie Lynn Spears is all set to walk down the aisle with boyfriend Casey Aldridge by the end of this year.Jamie, 17, ... Read more...

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Pre-pregnancy STD, UTI predispose babies to severe birth defects


June 21st, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 21 (ANI): Researchers at University of Utah have suggested that women with both a pre-pregnancy sexually transmitted disease (STD) and urinary tract infection (UTI) are more likely to ... Read more...

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Women who gain excessive weight during pregnancy have overweight kids


June 10th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found that children of women who gain more than the recommended ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez planning exercise clothes line


June 9th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 9 (ANI): American actress and new mother Jennifer Lopez is reportedly designing a range of exercise clothes, in the hopes of inspiring herself into getting back her pre-pregnancy figure.Lopez ... Read more...

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Aguilera reveals her weight loss secret


May 22nd, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
London, May 22 (IANS) Pop star Christina Aguilera, who has a lot of weight to return to her pre-pregnancy look, has revealed that her secret is a 90-minute workout five days a ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera gets back her pre-pregnancy shape


May 22nd, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
London, May 22 (ANI): American pop singer songwriter Christina Aguilera has got back her former pre-pregnancy figure in just four months.Aguilera gained a lot of weight after she gave birth ... Read more...

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J.Lo adopts punishing workout regime to get back in shape


April 9th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr 09 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez has adopted a punishing exercise regime to get back to her pre-pregnancy shape.According to a report in Closer magazine, the singer/actress, who gave birth to ... Read more...

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Maternal obesity not strongly associated with offspring obesity: Study


March 11th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Contrary to the studies establishing a link between maternal obesity to obesity in offspring, a new study has found that the former may not be strongly associated with ... Read more...

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Pregnant mums smoking may decrease daughters fertility


November 22nd, 2007 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Pregnant women have been given yet another reason to kick the butt with researchers finding that it might decrease their daughters fertility.The study, by researchers at University of ... Read more...

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New mums need sleep to shed their baby fat


November 20th, 2007 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): New mothers who want to return to their pre-pregnancy weight really do need to get enough of sleep, for a new study has found that a lack of ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding does not make breasts sag: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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