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Folic Acid and the Reduction of Pesticide-related Autism Risk

Taking the recommended amount of folic acid around conception might help reduce a child's pesticide-related autism risk.

‘Married At First Sight’ and Now Parents

The stars of 'Married at First Sight', Jamie and Doug, have welcomed a baby girl.

Breastfeeding and Endometriosis

A new study has found that the risk of an endometriosis diagnosis is reduced amongst women who breastfed.

Babies Seek Faces, Even When in the Womb

A recent study has found that not only do babies look for faces as soon as they are born, but when in the womb, they also turn to follow face-like shapes.

Prevention of Inherited Diseases Through Early Gene-Editing.

A disease-causing mutation has just been corrected by scientists using gene editing in early stage human embryos.

The Water Birth from Paris

The birthing pool revolutionized childbirth. Read more about Dr Michael Odent and his determination to bring childbirth closer to nature.

Flame Retardants and Reproductive Outcomes

Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health examined associations between organophosphate flame retardants (PFRs) and reproductive outcomes in women.

Testosterone Levels and Postpartum Depression in Dads

PPD has also been evidenced in dads. New research has found that hormone levels affect mood and relationships in men too.

The Link Between Sugar and Allergies

There may be an added reason why you should be keeping away from the sweets... Research has found that eating lots of sugar when pregnant may increase the risk of allergies.

Hope for Babies Born with Alcohol Damage

A study by Northwestern Medicine has found that reversing fetal alcohol damage after birth is possible using two commonly used drugs.