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C-section babies have higher odds of being overweight adults

Researchers from Imperial College London in the UK have found that babies born by Caesarean section are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than those born by vaginal delivery. Publishing their results in the journal PLOS ONE, the team says mothers should be aware of these potential long-term consequences for their children.
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Are Californian women being over-charged for hospital births?

A new study has examined Californian hospital bills and found that there are dramatic discrepancies in how much a woman giving birth can expect to be charged.Childbirth is the most common reason for hospitalization – in California alone more than half a million women give birth in the hospital every year.
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Children Born To Stressed Moms Have a Higher Chance of Being Bullied

Children are more likely to be bullied at school if their mothers were severely stressed during pregnancy. The finding came from a team at the University of Warwick, led by Professor Dieter Wolke, Professor of Developmental Psychology at University of Warwick and Warwick Medical School, and was published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry…
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Nutrition Labels Being Ignored By Consumers

The key outcome of the FLABEL conference (Food Labeling to Advance Better Education for Life) in November 2011 was reported to be that even though nutrition labeling is commonly used throughout Europe, consumers pay insufficient attention and lack motivation to use them. FLABEL Scientific Advisor, Professor Klaus G…
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