Babies whose mothers had mild or asymptomatic COVID-19 at any point during pregnancy were developing very similarly to others whose mothers never had COVID-19.
Researchers analyzed data from Denmark and found that mothers-to-be drinking water with the highest lithium levels were almost 50 percent more likely to have autistic children.
Pregnant women who had greater light exposure three hours before sleep were more likely to develop gestational diabetes.
Pregnant women having just one medium glass of wine (175ml) or a 12-ounce beer a week could affect their child's future appearance.
These women are also at a "significantly elevated" risk of needing intensive care and 23 times more likely to develop pneumonia.
High cholesterol in pregnancy raises the risk of cardiovascular disease in offspring by almost 40%, according to a study.