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Easing Labour Pain May Reduce Postpartum Depression in Women

Highlights Epidural anesthesia blocks pain in a particular region of the body Labour pain may be more problematic for some women than others Epidural anesthesia is likely to decrease postpartum depression Easing pain during labour through administering epidural anesthesia is likely to decrease the likelihood of postpartum depression in some ...

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Maternal B12 Deficiency May up Diabetes Risk in Babies

Highlights Women with vitamin B12 deficiency risk children to metabolic disease Deficiency likely to occur in pregnant women, who follow vegetarian diet Study was presented at the Society for Endocrinology’s annual Conference Women with vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy may predispose their children to metabolic diseases such as Type-2 diabetes, ...

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Mothers’ Nutrition Pivotal for Healthy Child Growth, Study

Highlights Improving mothers’ nutrition before and during pregnancy is pivotal In order to reduce child stunting in developing countries Causes include infections, poor child nutrition and discontinued feeding Improving mothers’ nutrition before and during pregnancy is pivotal to reducing child stunting in developing countries, researchers said on Tuesday, as a ...

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