gusto birth cohort

Lack Of Sleep Linked To Gestational Diabetes

Pregnant mums, try to make sure you get enough sleep. Less than six hours a day has been linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes.

Epigenetic Marks Affect Children’s Brain Development

Methylation of the HES1 gene in the womb can influence a child's later cognitive development, scientists say.

Babies’ Gut Bacteria Linked To Healthy Weight Gain

Babies born via vaginal delivery had a more mature gut microbiota than their Caesarean-born counterparts.

Mother’s Womb Can Influence Baby’s Genome, Study

A study of umbilical cord tissue from 237 Asian individuals showed that the interaction between the genome and the prenatal environment can have a profound impact on epigenetic variation.