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Birthing pool not ideal for delivery

It is important to differentiate between labouring in water and delivering in water – and new guidelines state that delivering a baby in water has no discernible benefits.

Possible miscarriage gene found

Scientists have found that women with mutations in a specific gene have a statistically high risk of suffering recurrent spontaneous abortion (RSA).

MomConnect service expands to HIV

MomConnect delivers text messages to women, with information geared towards their stage of pregnancy – and soon pregnant women with HIV will be able to receive specialised messages.

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The running vs. walking debate

There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss.

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Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food?

After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.