Pregnant and can’t control your sweet tooth? We’re well aware of what pregnancy cravings are like. Sometimes, controlling them is much easier said than done!
But 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.
The study, involving 9000 women, found that those who consumed high levels of sugar during pregnancy were more likely to have a child who eventually developed allergic asthma.
Read more about this study in this New Scientist article.