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Viagra trial in pregnant women may save underweight babies

Dacia Herbulock posted in on July 11th, 2013.

Growth restriction in utero is a potentially serious pregnancy complication with no current treatment options. Around the world, researchers are working to find ways to help give pregnant women faced with dire prognoses about their baby’s growth and life expectancy a better chance at a positive outcome. New Zealand researchers are at the forefront of […]

Manawatu Standard: Study: Pregnant women need to boost vitamins

Peter Griffin posted in on May 7th, 2010.

Marika Hill writes in the Manawatu Standard about research from Massey University which suggests that pregnant women should take multivitamins in order to ensure that their babies do not suffer from vitamin deficiencies. Vitamin deficiencies in the womb can have negative effects on babies’ development, and babies whose mothers are vitamin deficient are more likely […]

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