Fish oil can prevent very premature births: Study

Very premature births can be prevented by taking oily fish supplements, a new study by an Australian scientist has claimed.

Sustained stress increases risk of miscarriage

Pregnant women living under sustained stresses are at an increased risk of miscarriage, a new study has revealed.

Improving oral health during pregnancy can cut risk of premature birth

Pregnant women who regularly see the dentist and hygienist may reduce their risk of a premature birth by a third, a new research has suggested.

A single abortion can up risk of premature birth

Aborting first-time pregnancies can increase the future risk of premature births by 37 per cent, a new study has claimed.

Cannabis use doubles risk of premature birth

Women who use marijuana can more than double the risk of giving birth to a baby prematurely, a new study has revealed.

Premature birth linked to risk of mental problems

One of the largest studies to investigate birth complications and later mental health has found that premature birth constitutes a single, independent risk factor for a range of severe psychiatric disorders.

IVF pregnancies carry higher risk of complications and multiple births

Experts have warned that there is a higher risk of complications and multiple births in pregnancies that result from IVF techniques.

Preemies can lag in language later on: Study

Children who were born prematurely may lag behind their peers when it comes to more advanced language skills.

Stress during pregnancy `raises risk of premature birth`

Moms-to-be, it`s high time that you cut the stress, particularly if you are in the second or third month of pregnancy.

Light drinking in pregnancy is fine

Light drinking during pregnancy ``is safe`` and will not harm the unborn baby`s development or increase the chance of premature birth.

`Drinking during pregnancy raises premature birth risk`

A study found a strong link between drinking and risk of premature birth and other complications.

`Drinking during pregnancy raises premature birth risk`

A study found a strong link between drinking and risk of premature birth and other complications.

Women living near roads more likely to have premature birth

Pregnant women who live near busy roads have a higher risk of delivering a premature baby.

Women living near roads more likely to have premature birth

Pregnant women who live near busy roads have a higher risk of delivering a premature baby.

Pregnant women can enjoy one cup of coffee a day

Researchers claim 200 mg of caffeine will not increase risk of miscarriage.

Pregnant women can enjoy one cup of coffee a day

Researchers claim 200 mg of caffeine will not increase risk of miscarriage.