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Mega study confirms pregnant women can reduce risk of stillbirth by sleeping on their side

Apr 06, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The study has also confirmed that the risk of stillbirth associated with sleeping on the back applies to all pregnant women in the last trimester of pregnancy

DOCTOR'S ADVICE. Sleeping on the side is better for the baby. Image from Shutterstock, CC BY-SA

Major study confirms moms' smoking changes fetal DNA

Apr 01, 2016 - 8:45 AM

It is well established that pregnant women should not smoke but these new results reveal that smoking during pregnancy leaves a lasting mark on the genome that persists into childhood