|Mums-to-be have been warned not to put too much emphasis on staying slim during their pregnancy.
The advice comes from experts who are worried by a growing trend among women to copy celebrity mums who maintain their figure, despite the risks to the health of both mother and baby, reports the Daily Mail.
A baby needs nutrients from his or her mother's body and if stores of these are low, problems can arise.
"It's vital women know that pregnancy is no time to be starving yourself," Pat O'Brien, a consultant obstetrician at University College Hospital and the Portland Hospital, told the newspaper.
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