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16 September 2011

Probiotics lower risk of pregnancy problem

Pregnant women who regularly have milk or yogurt with good bacteria may be less likely to suffer the late-pregnancy complication known as pre-eclampsia, a new study finds.

Pregnant women who regularly have milk or yogurt with good bacteria may be less likely to suffer the late-pregnancy complication known as pre-eclampsia, a new study finds.

In the new study, researchers found that of more than 33,000 Norwegian women who gave birth over six years, those who consumed probiotic milk or yoghurt every day during pregnancy were less likely to develop pre-eclampsia.

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