• Miscarriage, The secret heartache of 1 in 4 women

    Miscarriage, The secret heartache of 1 in 4 women

    “The potential causes of recurrent miscarriage can be divided into four main areas,” says Dr Hassan Shehata from The Miscarriage Clinic. “Problems with the immune system, problems with blood clotting which can starve the foetus of oxygen, hormonal problems…

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  • Babyloss Awareness Week

    Babyloss Awareness Week

    Babyloss Awareness Week is held annually from 9-15 October. It is a special opportunity to mark the brief lives of babies lost in pregnancy, or during, or shortly after birth. It also aims to provide a chance for people to talk about and raise awareness of losing…

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  • Obese Fetus? Let mum pop a pill, doc says

    Trial gives overweight moms-to-be diabetes drug to slim their unborn babies A British doctor is hoping to battle obesity in babies still in the womb by giving their heavy mothers pills to prevent more weight gain. Dr. Hassan Shehata wants to keep potentially…

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  • Obese pregnant women given drug to have thinner babies

    Obese pregnant women given drug to have thinner babies

    LONDON – Researchers will give hundreds of pregnant women a drug in hopes of having thinner babies. The drug Metformin treats type 2 diabetes and it’s already known to be safe for pregnant women to take. It helps prevent weight gain and researchers…

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