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Maternal omega-3 rich-diet linked to improved infant problem solving: Study
28 June 2018 - Neuroscience News - Early Maternal Diet Affects Brain Development and Adult Memory
20 June 2018 - Nutraingredients - Experts call for greater research focus on nutritional links to gestational diabetes
Mothers who eat oily fish could boost their child’s gut health – but only if it’s a boy
Can eating more fish help pregnant mothers quit smoking?
Diets rich in seafood increase chance of pregnancy
Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnancy
27 April 2018 - Nutraingredients - Lancet nutrition series: Pre-pregnancy supplementation ‘insufficient’ to boost offspring health
17 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parental diet before conception affects child's health
Prenatal choline intake increases grey and white matter in piglets
Researchers link dietary supplement DHA to higher fat-free body mass in children
20 March 2018 - Children born to mothers with low vitamin D levels may develop autism-like behaviors
Iodine deficiency: No longer just a third-world issue, warns study
Could fish oil in pregnancy prevent weight-related health issues in children?
Vegans most at risk of missing target iodine intakes, suggests Norwegian study
21 February 2018 - Science Daily - Securing a child's future needs to start during parents' teen years
Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children
8 February 2018 - Psychiatric Times - Preventing ADHD in Pregnancy?
30 January 2018 - Eurekalert - Upper limit for intake of folate is invalid: government urged to fortify flour with folic acid
31 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Prenatal famine drives DNA methylation and adult health six decades later
25 January 2018 - EurekAlert - Study links low carbohydrate intake to increased risk of birth defects
Nutrients in child's first 1,000 days key for neurodevelopment
Eating more foods with choline during pregnancy could boost baby's brain
Improved nutrition for extremely low birth weight preemies
20 December 2017 - Science Daily - Struggling to get your kids to eat healthy? 'Don't give up!' researchers say
Omega-3 may keep your gut bacteria in balance: Mouse data
Children born to obese, overweight mothers may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems, study finds
What Is Epigenetics - Could the Mediterranean Diet During Pregnancy Epigenetically Reduce a Child’s Disease Risk?
Benefits of moderate fish consumption in pregnancy may outweigh mercury effects, suggests study
Fish oil or fish consumption? New recommendations for pregnant women trying to prevent childhood asthma
Can Vitamin D Exposure In Utero Alter Children’s Metabolic Profiles?
Many pregnant women not getting message about boosting iodine and folic acid
12 October 2017 - Science Daily - Dangerous trend: The placenta is not suitable as a 'superfood'
Complex guidelines on eating fish when pregnant mean that mothers – and babies – are missing out
Iron supplements have long-term benefits for low birth-weight babies
Most milk substitutes are low in iodine – here’s why it matters
Nutrition one of most 'significant individual factors' for child development in first 1,000 days: Comprehensive evidence paper
Pregnant women are not getting enough omega-3
What babies eat – before and just after birth – can impact them for life, says new book
20 September 2017 - MedicalXpress - Oxidative stress produces damage linked with increased risk of preterm birth
The Conversation - Eating oily fish during pregnancy could prevent schizophrenia in the child, new study suggests
Prenatal lack of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids linked to schizophrenic symptoms in mice
Maternal iodine deficiency can affect child development
9 August 2017 - Nutraingredients - Inter-generational malnutrition: Grandparents diet and health also impact baby
‘Powerful’: Raising vitamin D levels may slash preterm birth risk
Maternal vitamin D may be vital to childhood development
Food-based iodine during pregnancy important for child brain development
Maternal vitamin D level linked to adverse events in childhood development
13 July 2017 - Science Daily - Maternal obesity during pregnancy may be linked to behavioral problems in boys
Vitamin D in Pregnancy Linked to Suboptimal Infant Development