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30 March 2020 - Alcohol consumption by fathers before conception could negatively impact child development (and choline supplementation in pregnancy reduces similar brain damage from maternal alcohol consumption)

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have explored the relationship between parental alcohol consumption—before conception in the case of fathers and during pregnancy in the case of mothers—and offspring development.


6 November 2017 - The Conversation - It’s not just mums who need to avoid alcohol when trying for a baby

A myriad of studies are showing biological fathers who drink alcohol may have a significant role in causing health problems in their children.


15 July 2013 - NHS Choices - Eating oily fish may lower anxiety when pregnant

”Eating fish during pregnancy can help reduce feelings of anxiety ahead of giving birth,” advises The Daily Telegraph. The story is based on research which asked more than 9,500 pregnant women about their diets and their levels of anxiety.


21 Jan 2003 - Diet and Behaviour at the UK Parliament

Associate Parliamentary Food and Health Forum - Joint Meeting with the All Party Group on Complementary & Integrated Healtthcare, held at the Attlee Suite, Portcullis House in London


14 April 2015 - MedicalXpress - Lifelong health begins before birth

We've long known that a pregnant mother's alcohol and tobacco use can harm a developing fetus, but we're now learning much more about how a baby's first nine months before birth can affect its health into adulthood.








21 August 2017 - Science Daily - What is the global prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder?

New research estimates the global prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) among children and youth.


12 September 2017 - The Conversation - Health risks of light drinking in pregnancy confirms that abstention is the safest approach

While heavy drinking is clearly harmful to the unborn baby, often leading to miscarriage, premature birth and foetal alcohol syndrome, the possible effects of light drinking have been less clear.


25 September 2017 - Nutraingredients - Nutrition one of most 'significant individual factors' for child development in first 1,000 days: Comprehensive evidence paper

The most significant individual factors in the first 1,000 days of a child's life that influence health and development relate to nutrition, substance use and the experience of significant stress.


6 October 2017 - The Conversation - Complex guidelines on eating fish when pregnant mean that mothers – and babies – are missing out

There is growing evidence of benefits to the health and development of the baby if women eat fish while pregnant, despite the mercury content.


24 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - There is no safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, new study shows

Any amount of alcohol exposure during pregnancy can cause extreme lasting effects on a child, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.


21 February 2018 - Science Daily - Securing a child's future needs to start during parents' teen years

A child's growth and development is affected by the health and lifestyles of their parents before pregnancy -- even going back to adolescence -- according to a new paper.


17 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parental diet before conception affects child's health

A child's health can be compromised not only by a mother who smokes or drinks during pregnancy, but by the obesity and poor diet of both parents well before the child is conceived, researchers say.


24 April 2018 - Science Daily - Maternal binge drinking linked to mood problems and alcohol abuse in offspring

Study shows for first time that binge drinking during pregnancy and lactation may make offspring more vulnerable to mood disturbances and alcohol abuse as adolescents.


10 May 2018 - Science Daily - Prenatal marijuana use can affect infant size, behavior, study finds

Smoking during pregnancy has well-documented negative effects on birth weight in infants and is linked to several childhood health problems. Now, researchers have found that prenatal marijuana use also can have consequences on infants' weight and can influence behavior problems, especially when combined with tobacco use.