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Extreme morning sickness could cause developmental problems in kids

US research has found that children born to mothers suffering from HG are more likely to have attention disorders, speech delays and language problems.

Mums 'take back postpartum' through social media

New mothers are sharing images of 'real' life after birth using the hashtag #takebackpostpartum

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How much we weigh at birth can predict our future health

When we consider things like career success and health, we like to think the ball is in our court. If we study and work hard, we can scale the career ladder and if we eat healthy and exercise plenty, then good health is ours for the taking.

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A 65-year-old German woman is pregnant with quadruplets – but what are the risks?

A German woman who made headlines when she fell pregnant with her 13th baby naturally at 55 is pregnant again at 65 - this time with quadruplets conceived via IVF.

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Exercise in pregnancy means healthier kids with lower risk of heart defects

It might be tempting to favour the couch over a few laps of your local park when you've got a big belly weighing you down, but two new studies show that you'll give your bub a significantly better health start if you keep moving through pregnancy.

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Back on the bandwagon: How to keep fit while recovering from a caesarean

The trick to keeping active is gentle movements that don't put unnecessary pressure on your body

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Is your fitness affecting your fertility?

Many don't realise that being too fit or too thin can hamper fertility

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Can you breast feed after a boob job?

An Australian study has found one in five women who undergo breast augmentation could be unable – or unwilling – to breastfeed their children when the time comes.

Study says breastfed bubs grow up smarter and richer – but is it just putting pressure on new mums?

A large–scale study showing that people who are breastfed as babies grow up to have higher IQs and earn more money by the time they are 30 has just been published by a Brazilian university.

'One Day Young' photo series captures mums and bubs during their first day together

Lewis' book contains 40 portraits of mother and child, which were selected from a collection of over 150 images taken over five years.