Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > Nutrition Nutrition All sections in Parenting » Child » Pregnancy » Fertility » Baby » Child Nutrition » Body » Home » First Year » Multimedia » Birth » Pregnancy nutrition » Pregnancy week-by-week » Kindergesondheid Weight-loss surgery may reduce pregnancy complications A study suggests that women who undergo weight-loss surgery procedures before pregnancy are less likely to need Caesarean deliveries than obese women. ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development Fat in pregnant women's diet affects babies' gut microbes A study found that gut microbiomes of babies born to mothers who ate a high-fat diet during pregnancy differed from those of babies whose mothers who did not. SA breast milk bank saves premature baby A baby weighing a mere 1.2 kilos was unable to ingest formula, so the mother opted for breast milk donated by anonymous women. Caffeine in pregnancy may not harm baby's IQ IQ and behavioural assessments found no evidence that mothers' caffeine consumption during pregnancy had any effect on their offspring. The dangers of alcohol during pregnancy If you're trying to fall pregnant, you should avoid drinking any alcohol as even a small amount can be dangerous to your unborn child. Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part III DietDoc explains why it is important that pregnant mothers get enough iron, zinc, folic acid and vitamin D – for their own health and the health of their babies. Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part I DietDoc highlights the importance of a mother-to-be's lifestyle before her baby is even conceived. Healthy lifestyle can lower risk of gestational diabetes Controlling weight with regular exercise and dieting during early pregnancy can lower mothers' risk of developing diabetes before birth. Antidepressants during pregnancy have their benefits According to a study, it turns out that antidepressants may lower birth complications, but increase health issues for babies. Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part II DietDoc takes a look at some of the indicators of healthy nutrition during pregnancy and best practices that lead to greater success in achieving a healthy pre-pregnancy weight. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier How loud is too loud? » Heal your hearing Pain relievers linked to hearing loss in women FDA approves balloon device to clear Eustachian tube SEE: Interesting facts about hearing loss Our ears perform quite a complex job – not only are they responsible for helping us hear, they also assist with balance. Get back into your healthy habits » 7 beach sports to keep you active 7 reasons to start running Here's how to get yourself back into exercise after a break 5 ways to kickstart your fitness routine in 2017 With the festive season at an end, getting back into your fitness routine should be a breeze with these five steps.