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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.

Pollution Exposure Increases Asthma Risk for Three Generations

The results of new research published in the American Journal of Physiology on the effects of pollution exposure during pregnancy are scary.

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.

Why Serena Williams’ fiancé thinks it’s a girl!

Alexis Ohanian is sure Serena is carrying a girl, and his reasoning behind this prediction is the sweetest!

U.S. Birthrate is Declining

Early data for 2016 from the National Center for Health Statistics, records a 1% drop in births when compared to 2015.

Noise Pollution and Getting Pregnant

An analysis of 65,000 women in Denmark found that living near noisy roads affects couples wishing to conceive.

Heart Attack and Stroke Risk Lowered with Breastfeeding

Efforts to build and sustain a breastfeeding relationship with your little one may have more far reaching advantages outside of the benefits we are already aware of.

Fever in Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

A study led by scientists at Columbia University has found that fever during pregnancy, in particular during the second trimester, increased the likelihood of autism spectrum disorder.

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.

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.