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Losing a baby could increase your risk of heart disease: study


Women with a history of stillbirth have a higher risk of heart disease in older age than others, according to US researchers.

Babies' brains rehearse months before first words spoken


Babies practice speaking in their minds long before they talk, according to US researchers who conducted scans on infants to see which brain areas light up when they are spoken to.

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Eating gluten-free in pregnancy could stop babies getting diabetes: studyIn recent years, scientists have started to think that gluten-free diets could be helpful for treating type 1 diabetes, and now it seems following a gluten-free diet in pregnancy could prevent it in babies

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Cholesterol and pregnancy: What you need to knowWant to ensure the health of you and your baby? Here are some things to keep in mind.

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