Overweight & Obesity

Overweight mothers are more likely to stop breastfeeding

Overweight mothers are more likely than those classed as being of a healthy weight to stop breastfeeding in the first week after having a baby and less likely to continue past four months, according to a new study from the ...

Genetics

Chromosome shattering may be a hidden cause of birth defects

The human genome can be very forgiving. When children inherit chromosomes from their parents, some minor genetic changes frequently occur with few, if any, consequences. One exception, as researchers report in the March 19 ...

Health

Meal planning creates most stress for working mums

What's for dinner mum? A seemingly harmless questioned asked by millions of children every day is actually the most stressful part of food-related jobs for working mothers, new research from Flinders University shows.

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