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Is climate change worry putting women off having babies?

New research is asking whether Australian women consider the world a safe and promising place for children and the next generation to flourish. The national study is seeking input from


New risk model may improve the prediction of preterm birth

The health outcomes of preterm babies can be significantly improved by timely and appropriate interventions in women presenting with preterm labour. However, the non-specific nature of presenting signs and symptoms


Stress in pregnancy may influence baby brain development

Infants’ brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mother experiences during pregnancy, a study by the University of Edinburgh has revealed. Stress levels in mothers measured by a


Obesity drug has no effect on birth weight

Obesity drug has no effect on birth weight Treating pregnant women suffering from obesity with a diabetes drug does not stop their babies from being born overweight, a study has