In a recent proposed change to the food standards code in Australia and New Zealand, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has published its study and literature review on putting pregnancy warning...

PREGNANCY warning labels will be mandatory on alcohol products under a deal agreed by Australian and New Zealand ministers last week. The alcohol industry has applied pregnancy warning labels on a voluntary...

The number of Australian women who are obese or overweight during pregnancy is increasing, resulting in worrying health outcomes University of Sydney researchers have reported. Published online by the...

Consuming too much sugar whilst pregnant could increase the risk of allergies and allergic asthma a UK study has found. Until now, there has only been reported links between children eating high amounts...

Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy will not make your child any brighter a South Australian study has found. Published online by the Journal of the American Medical Association on 21 March 2017,...

Blueberries and supplements could be the key to eliminating the “baby blues” says a group of Canadian scientists. Studying the effects of different nutrients given to women feeling down after giving...

Consuming artificially sweetened soft drink daily during pregnancy may be linked with increased infant body mass, researchers claim. In an article published online by JAMA Paediatrics, US and Canadian...

A new study published on the 13 January 2016 by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has found a link between excessive potato consumption and gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy).   Researchers...

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made a remarkable discovery, no pregnant women were found to be correctly following the Australian Dietary Guidelines on consumption of the “five food...

Drinking alcohol while pregnant is common, ranging from 20% to 80% among those questioned in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, reveals a study of almost 18,000 women. The research found in Volume...