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Flu in pregnancy 'may raise bipolar risk for baby'

By James Gallagher, Health and science reporter, BBC News

Flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of the unborn child developing bipolar disorder later in life, research suggests. A study of 814 expectant women, published in JAMA Psychiatry, showed that infection made bipolar four times more likely. The overall risk remained low, but it echoes similar findings linking flu and schizophrenia. Read more

Air travel 'poses no risk to pregnant women and unborn babies'

Mail Online - 22 May 2013

Air travel poses ‘no significant risk’ for pregnant women and their unborn babies – even up to three weeks before the birth, doctors say... Read more

Jenny Falconer: Being pregnant is great - and my husband loves my new curves

Lindsay Clydesdale - 27th June

JENNI FALCONER has two new arrivals due in September - her first child and her other baby, a range of sportswear she has designed for Debenhams. It was an unfortunate bit of timing as exercise addict Jenni was intending to showcase the clothes herself while taking part in high-profile races... Read more

Pregnancy Goodies

Pregnancy Planner

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Belly Art - Belly Kit

Belly Art - Belly Kit

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Beware of the Bump plaque

Beware of the Bump plaque

Perfect for the mum to be that has everything! We love this quirky 'Beware of the Bump' plaque lovingly handcrafted in wood.

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Winter Edition

Rascals 18th edition

Our Winter edition is jammed packed with vital information and all the latest parenting issues. Make sure you check out our What´s On section to keep in the know of everything going on in and around the city.

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Next edition Winter 2018
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  • Sport Special
  • Is Breast Really Always Best
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Rascals News

Measles vaccination plan in England targets 1m children

One million schoolchildren in England who missed MMR jabs are to be targeted by a vaccination plan aimed at curbing the growing threat of measles...

Flu in pregnancy 'may raise bipolar risk for baby'

Flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of the unborn child developing bipolar disorder later in life, research suggests...

London needs '118,000 extra school places' in three years

The body that represents London's 33 local authorities says at least 118,000 more state-funded school places will be needed within the next three years...

4,800 London children fail to get a primary school place

Nearly 5,000 London children have failed to get a place at any primary school they want to go to, figures reveal...

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