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Pregnancy and young children

Here is some of the evidence about healthy living as it relates to pregnant women and their young children.


A healthy pregnancy


Healthy postnatal care


Can breastfeeding help prevent overweight children and adolescents? Diabetes and congenital abnormalities Food fortification with folic acid and neural tube defects Birth defects after maternal exposure to corticosteroids Risk of stroke using oral contraceptives Ectopic pregnancy risk factors Parental smoking and middle ear infection in children Smoking, delayed conception and infertility Smoking in pregnancy and risk of oral clefts