One more reason to focus on prenatal care – stronger muscles for newborn babies
Articles / nutrition / Prenatal

One more reason to focus on prenatal care – stronger muscles for newborn babies

Born too soon, she weighed just over 1 pound at birth and spent the first three months of her life in the neonatal intensive care unit, fighting to live. This tiny baby survived under the care of skilled medical professionals and was sent home with her teenage mother. Today, she’s a high school student enrolled … Continue reading

Diet at conception could have long-lasting effects
Articles / Cancer / diet / epigenetics / Genetics / nutrition / Prenatal

Diet at conception could have long-lasting effects

By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. What a mother eats around the time of conception can have a lifelong effect on how certain of her child’s genes function. For example, a gene that affects the risk of developing cancer can be “tagged” when a mother eats a certain diet, said an international collaboration of researchers that includes … Continue reading