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ISSFAL supports 'important role’ for omega-3s for lower pre-term birth risks
Study calls for change in guidance about eating fish during pregnancy
Researchers find strong evidence for prenatal vitamins, but find few products that meet recommendations
Stress During Pregnancy Can Affect Child’s Diet
Choline makes a key nutrient available for baby development
Maternal consumption of soft drinks may be linked to ADHD symptoms in offspring
Maternal intake of choline during pregnancy impacts children's sustained attention
Iodine supplements needed to boost low levels in women post-pregnancy: Study
One in two pregnancies are affected by iron deficiency, yet many women don't get a simple screening test to check
Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition
Fatty liver more common in children of mothers with obesity
CoQ10 for pregnant rats reverses diet-induced retinal damage in offspring
Study shows early preterm births can be decreased with DHA supplementation
Brain changed by caffeine in utero, study finds
The essential role of iodine in the diet
New research shows the importance of consuming enough vitamin B12 in pregnancy
New US dietary guidelines: No candy, cake for kids under 2
Enriched infant formula linked to fewer behavioral problems in toddlers: Study
Diet and lifestyle during pregnancy linked to modifications in infants' DNA
Why COVID makes it more important than ever that pregnant (and breastfeeding) women take vitamin D
Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked with child IQ - AGAIN
Plant compound reduces cognitive deficits in mouse model of Down syndrome
Study: Maternal vitamin D deficiency could impair baby's cognitive development
Sugary beverages consumed while breastfeeding affect cognitive development in children
Guts and brains: How microbes in a mother's intestines affect fetal neurodevelopment
Iodine supplements needed to boost low levels in women post-pregnancy: Study
Miscarriage risk increases each week alcohol is used in early pregnancy
Extra choline may help pregnant women decrease negative effects of COVID-19 on their newborns
15 May 2020 - MedicalXpress - Chemists develop foolproof new test to track the fats we eat
28 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Study: Mother's gut microbiota may shape metabolism of offspring
Eating fruit during pregnancy boosts babies' brain development, new study confirms
Prenatal phthalate exposure associated with autistic traits in young boys
Maternal obesity linked to ADHD and behavioral problems in children, study suggests
12 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Component of human breast milk enhances cognitive development in babies
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy connected to elevated risk of ADHD
29 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Abstaining from alcohol during pregnancy the only safe approach
30 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Low-calorie sweeteners do not mean low risk for infants
10 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Malnutrition linked with increased risk of Zika birth defects
3 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - The UK must introduce folic acid fortification in foods, say scientists
23 December 2019 - Science Daily - Moms' obesity in pregnancy is linked to lag in sons' development and IQ
12 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could some people with schizophrenia in poorer nations simply have a vitamin deficiency?
11 December 2019 - Psychology Today - Epigenetic Influences on Depressed Mood: A Concise Review
5 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Infant blood markers predict childhood mental health
Are women getting adequate nutrition during preconception and pregnancy?
4 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Coffee, nicotine and amphetamines activate 'hot spots' in the fetal brain
High-fat (Omega-6-rich, Omega-3 deficient) maternal diet can cause brain damage in the unborn child
'High-fat' (Omega-6-rich, Omega-3 deficient) maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain
12 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin B12 deficiency linked to obesity during pregnancy
12 November 2019 - Medscape - Vaginal Birth and Breastfeeding Linked to Less Allergy
3 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - High lead levels during pregnancy linked to child obesity, study suggests