Prenatal folic acid may lower the risk of obesity among children born small for gestational age

Data has shown that children born SGA — those with a birth weight below the 10th percentile for babies of the same gestational age — have a higher tendency to develop obesity. To examine the joint effects of prenatal folic acid, iron and multivitamin supplementation on the risk of obesity in preschoolers born SGA, a … Read more

Dietary inflammation may increase postpartum depression risk by up to 50%

Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant’s life is of vital importance for the health of both child and mother, as recommended by The World Health Organization. Yet, it has been found that PPD, a condition which many mothers suffer from, can result in breastfeeding failure. As a result, research into prevention … Read more