Cathy Finlay

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There are a lot of misconceptions about what can and can’t be done safely during pregnancy. Photograph: iStock

1. Aim for two hours’ weekly activity A recent study has found that exercising during pregnancy can protect offspring from obesity later in life – th(...)

Night shift: women lose an hour’s sleep a day after a first child’s birth; men lose 13 minutes. Photograph: JGI/Getty

Starting a family is a well-known way to make a good night’s sleep a distant dream, but new research suggests the parental yawns might go on for six y(...)