Birth Defects the Top Worry of Moms-to-Be

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Birth defects, preterm birth, breast-feeding and eating sushi are a few of the many concerns of pregnant women ...

... the leading cause of worry was birth defects ... followed by concern that stress in their life might harm their baby's health ... and wondering whether their baby would be born too soon ...

About 70 percent said they thought about the pain of childbirth, 55 percent said they worried they wouldn't get to the hospital on time, 60 percent were concerned they wouldn't be able to breast-feed successfully, 59 percent wondered about their ability to lose weight after delivery and 59 percent also worried about getting pregnant in the first place ...

Melissa Maimann, Essential Birth Consulting 0400 418 448