Clinical studies in pregnancy

From when to diagnose and treat gestational diabetes to nutritional choices that could improve the health of your baby, find out about our current clinical trials and follow up studies in pregnancy and how you can get involved.

A baby lying on a mat

Can we safely reduce the risk of breathing problems for newborn babies by giving corticosteroid injections to their mothers before a planned caesarean section?

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Five pregnant women

The GEMS Study is examining the best criteria for diagnosing diabetes during pregnancy.

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Can mum taking a melatonin supplement during pregnancy when baby has fetal growth restriction protect baby’s brain and lead to improved outcomes?

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Could iodine used in infertility assessments affect the thyroid function of mums, and the thyroid development of the baby?

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Three pregnant women

Could taking fish oil improve your baby's health? If you are less than 20 weeks pregnant and carrying extra weight you may be eligible to take part.

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Can babies born by caesarean section be protected from the increased risk of obesity by being given their mothers' bacteria soon after birth?

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