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Tuesday 25th October 2016

Pregnancy Articles


Travel warnings issued for Singapore

30th August 2016

Australia, Taiwan and South Korea are advising pregnant women to avoid travel to Singapore after an outbreak of the Zika virus.

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Children's behavioural issues may be linked to common painkiller

16th August 2016

Research find paracetamol taken during pregnancy can lead to heightened risk or behavioural problems.

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Pregnant women should avoid olympics

5th July 2016

The chief medical officer for England has advised pregnant women not to travel to the Olympic Games due to the Zika virus.

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Large number of women freezing eggs

24th March 2016

Official figures show a huge rise in women freezing their eggs in the hope of delaying motherhood.

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Many go back to smoking after giving birth

16th March 2016

Research finds nearly half of women who quit smoking during pregnancy got back to it after the birth.

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Many pregnant women overweight

3rd March 2016

Figures show half of new mothers are too big at the start of pregnancy.

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Risk of stroke for women

18th February 2016

Research warns women who fall pregnant aged 40 or over are at greater risk of stroke or heart attack.

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Zika virus found in amniotic fluid

18th February 2016

Study finds the zika virus can cross the placenta and reach unborn babies.

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Cut in rubella screening for pregnant women

29th January 2016

Public Health England confirmed pregnant women in England will no longer be given rubella screening.

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Zika outbreak warnings to pregnant Britons

27th January 2016

Pregnant Britons are advised not to travel to areas where Zika outbreaks are occurring as it is linked to babies being born with underdeveloped brains.

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