Pregnant women suffering from symptoms of depression are more likely to sit down for long periods of time, suggests a new U.K., study which also demonstrated that physical activity reduces the risk of gestational diabetes.
Women aged 43 and above could improve their chances of getting pregnant by means of in vitro fertilization (IVF) if they allow egg retrieval at an earlier stage of their menstrual cycle, according to a new study.
Maternal weight gain exceeds current guidelines in 47 per cent of American pregnancies, according to a recent study, which also revealed that weight gain is below the recommended minimum in 21 per cent of pregnancies.
The effects of smoking on children might be apparent even before birth, a new study has found. Researchers in the UK have found noticeable differences in the facial movements of unborn babies whose mothers smoke during pregnancy.
A U.S. consumer advocacy group says pregnant women should be urged to avoid all caffeine during pregnancy, and that current guidelines that state that moderate amounts of caffeine are safe are outdated.