birth weight

The Secret to a Healthy Birth Weight

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After last week's news that ethnicity plays a role in birth weight, a new study answers that the most influential factor for baby's size is a healthy mom. A global network of researchers and health care professionals called INTERGROWTH-21st looked at babies' growth in the womb and size at birth... read more

Caffeine Consumption During Pregnancy Could Put Baby at Risk for Low Birth Weight

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The latest research suggests that drinking caffeinated drinks during pregnancy will raise your risk of giving birth to baby with a lower birth weight. Though caffeine has been linked to having adverse effects on pregnant women, a limit has been set on what pregnant would should consume, if they can't do... read more