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Pre-eclampsia can be dangerous for expectant mothers, but there are ways to monitor and minimise the risks.

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A study led by UNSW researchers offers some promise that a drug called NMN could prevent obesity in children from overweight mothers.

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Many couples undergo multiple rounds of IVF. New stats give a more meaningful picture of the chances of having a baby, whether it’s the first or subsequent round of IVF, writes Georgina Chambers

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It can be hard to eat a balanced diet when you are suffering from nausea and vomiting. You may only feel like oranges, hot chips, lemonade, ice blocks and pizza, writes Rebecca Charlotte Reynolds.

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Simple steps can help protect against cytomegalovirus, now the leading non-genetic cause of disability in newborns and a virus most pregnant women have never heard of, writes Wendy van Zuijlen.

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A UNSW study has found expectant mothers conserve additional energy and extract more calories from food, without needing to consume significantly more, challenging the adage of needing to 'eat for two’ during pregnancy.

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Critics of a popular Instagram contributor should read up on nutrition science before attacking her vegan diet, argues Rebecca LeBard. 

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Pockets of Australia have among the highest rates of rheumatic heart disease in the world, yet researchers say there is little public awareness about the condition and its risks especially for pregnant women.

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One of the world’s experts on early interventions to predict and prevent preterm birth and pre-eclampsia, is presenting at a symposium on maternal and fetal medicine today.

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The first national report into the cumulative success of IVF has shown there is little chance of pregnancy after the fifth round of treatment, regardless of a woman’s age.

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