pregnancy

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We're due to endure months of chatter about Royal babies and morning sickness. But there is an evolutionary tale to tell, writes Rob Brooks.

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A virus that causes hearing loss and intellectual disabilities in infants is being under-diagnosed, according to UNSW researchers, who are calling for routine screening for all pregnant women and newborns.

Baby inside

UNSW research has highlighted a link between childhood obesity and a mother's diet before and during pregnancy.

Pregnancy inside

Nearly twice as many women in NSW die due to factors surrounding pregnancy or childbirth as previously thought, adding weight to calls for better reporting of pregnancy-related mortality, according to UNSW research.

Fat baby inside

Mothers-to-be beware. Women who are overweight during pregnancy may be more likely to have fatter children susceptible to chronic health problems, UNSW research shows.

Drug pregnancy web

One in 20 critically ill newborns cared for in Australian neonatal units is born to a drug-addicted woman, new UNSW research shows.

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