Pregnancy

  1. Top 5 Lifestyle Tips to Support Preconception Health

    Top 5 Lifestyle Tips to Support Preconception Health

    Taking steps to optimise health during the preconception period is vitally important for both men and women. Here's our pick of the 5 best lifestyle steps you can take.
  2. Nutrients Commonly Depleted By The Pill or HRT

    Nutrients Commonly Depleted By The Pill or HRT

    In this article, we take a closer look at some of the nutrients that may be affected by oestrogen-containing medications such as the contraceptive pill or HRT and what you can do about this
  3. Oral Contraceptives & Folate: A Research Review

    Oral Contraceptives & Folate: A Research Review

    We take a closer look at the impact of oral contraceptives on folate status and the possible wider health implications of this.
  4. Feeding Potential

    Feeding Potential

    Established nutritionist Amanda Hamilton explains how by making the right choices, mothers can make a significant different to their children’s long-term health.
  5. Don't Get Rid of Your Pregnancy Multivitamins

    Don't Get Rid of Your Pregnancy Multivitamins

    There's been plenty of news headlines about research claiming that taking pregnancy multivitamins is a waste of time. But you need to know these facts...
  6. Pregnancy Multivitamins May Reduce Risk of Miscarriage

    Pregnancy Multivitamins May Reduce Risk of Miscarriage

    A new study has found that taking a prenatal multivitamin every day during pregnancy may reduce the risk of losing the baby by 55%, compared to not taking a multivitamin.
  7. A Nutritionist’s Guide to Reducing Extreme Tiredness During Pregnancy

    A Nutritionist’s Guide to Reducing Extreme Tiredness During Pregnancy

    A nutritionist’s guide to reducing extreme tiredness and increasing energy during pregnancy, including balancing blood sugar & avoiding energy drainers.
  8. Timing of Folic Acid is Key for Healthy Pregnancy

    Timing of Folic Acid is Key for Healthy Pregnancy

    Most women will receive a prescription for folic acid supplements when their pregnancy is confirmed by their GP. However, this might be too late...
  9. Thinking of Having A Baby? Take Folic Acid Now

    Thinking of Having A Baby? Take Folic Acid Now

    The most recent research shows that to get most benefit from folic acid supplementation it is best started as soon as possible, even before conception.
  10. Study Shows Importance of Folic Acid Timing For Pregnancy

    Study Shows Importance of Folic Acid Timing For Pregnancy

    New research carried out in 240,954 pregnant women has found that taking folic acid supplements post conception may be too late...
  11. Can Specific Prenatal Exposure at Critical Time Points Alter Foetal Development with Life-Long Consequences?

    Can Specific Prenatal Exposure at Critical Time Points Alter Foetal Development with Life-Long Consequences?

    We look into a review by Lumley & colleagues...

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