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Taking Vitamin D during pregnancy could lower the risk of eczema in babies

Taking Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy could substantially reduce the chances of babies up to a year old suffering from atopic eczema, according to a new study by University of


Placenta plays active part in transferring vitamin D to foetus during pregnancy

A study led by the University of Southampton has shed new light on the role of the placenta in managing the relationships between maternal vitamin D and foetal development. The


Underweight and overweight women at higher risk of successive miscarriages

A new study has shown that underweight and overweight women are at a significantly higher risk of experiencing recurrent miscarriages compared to those of average weight. A research team led


Diet and lifestyle during pregnancy linked to modifications in infants’ DNA

A new study has shown pregnant women with obesity could reduce the health risks for their infants through improved diet and more physical activity. Research published recently in the journal


Eating salmon during pregnancy may reduce child’s risk of asthma

Eating salmon during pregnancy may reduce child’s risk of asthma Children born to mothers who eat salmon when pregnant may be less likely to have doctor diagnosed asthma compared to children