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 Can obesity in pregnancy raise cerebral palsy risk in kids? Women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy may be increasing their chances of having a baby with cerebral palsy, a new study suggests. 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 Aspirin may help prevent miscarriages Taking a daily aspirin seemed to help women with high levels of inflammation prevent recurring miscarriages, a new study found. Overweight a problem for pregnancy before conception A study found little benefit in helping women limit weight gain during pregnancy, suggesting that the effect of obesity on pregnancy may begin long before conception. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Here's some help... » Combat childhood obesity Childhood obesity brings future health problems 3 ways to get young couch potatoes away from the screen Are your children glued to their electronic devices? It might be time to start making some rules. Time for a break? » Stressful job leads to emotional burnout Work burnout tied to emotional eating This is why you must take annual leave Avoid burnout and use your annual leave to get some well-deserved rest. Your body and mind will thank you.