Does Sugar During Pregnancy Spark Allergies in Children?

You might have cravings for sweet treats while you’re pregnant, but a recent study shows that pregnant women who overindulge may be more likely to have a child with allergies or asthma. [1] Researchers from Queen Mary University in London studied nearly 9,000 women who gave birth during the 1990s and their children. Compared to […]

How Any New Mom can Lower Her Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Science shows that when it comes to feeding a baby, breast is always best. Yet another study shows why mothers should always nurse whenever possible, but this time for their benefit: Breastfeeding may lower moms’ risks of heart attack and stroke. For 10 years, researchers followed and tracked heart events in nearly 290,000 women in […]