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Flu in pregnancy linked to infant autism

13th November 2012

Researchers in Denmark say there is an increased risk of autism for infants whose mothers had influenza while pregnant.

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Maize bred to fight vitamin A blindness

4th September 2012

Nigeria has released fortified maize hybrids for use in agriculture, to help tackle widespread vitamin A deficiency among women and young children.

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Warning over premature births

8th May 2012

A global project says that while 15 million babies are born premature every year, many of their deaths are preventable.

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Vitamin D helps child language development

14th February 2012

Low levels of vitamin D in pregnancy can affect the way the child's language develops, an Australian study shows.

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C-sections not to blame for fat children

30th January 2012

Children born by Caesarean section are not more likely to become obese.

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Premature babies prone to infection

13th December 2011

Infants born earlier have fewer helpful intestinal bacteria and more viruses than full-term babies.

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IVF babies have lower birth weights

1st November 2011

Researchers say that underlying fertility problems could be linked to low birth weights and smaller babies.

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Newborn deaths in China halved

19th September 2011

A study published in the The Lancet shows encouraging women to give birth in hospital in China has cut newborn deaths.

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New mothers at risk overnight

4th January 2011

A specialist has said pregnant women who give birth overnight are more likely to receive inferior treatment.

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Expectant Parents to Rate Maternity Services Online

3rd December 2010

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