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Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes

Added: 08.08.2022 19:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

The risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) increases with increased weight gain between pregnancies, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine by Linn Sorbye of the...

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An Antibiotic Shot May Prevent Some Infections of Pregnancy

Added: 06.08.2022 18:16 | 66 views | 0 comments

Prophylactic antibiotics may help when women who are giving birth require the aid of forceps or vacuum extraction.

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Indiana bill that would ban most abortions passes state House, returns to Senate

Added: 05.08.2022 20:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

The Indiana House passed a Republican-sponsored bill on Friday that would ban abortion at all stages of pregnancy with limited exceptions.

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Weight gain in pregnancy may be linked to later growth patterns in daughters

Added: 05.08.2022 18:22 | 5 views | 0 comments

Rapid weight gain in the first and final months of a pregnancy may play a key role in the development of excess fat tissue in children and adolescents -- at least if those children are girls, according to a new study.

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Living in a walkable neighborhood lowers risk of excessive weight gain during pregnancy

Added: 05.08.2022 18:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

In one of the first studies to examine the link between neighborhood characteristics and weight gain during pregnancy, researchers find that pregnant people who live in walkable neighborhoods in New York City have lower odds of excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) than those who live elsewhere in the city. They also found that living in a neighborhood with high rates of poverty increased the odds of excessive GWG.

Lifestyle more likely to affect a child’s BMI than the weight of their mother

Added: 05.08.2022 18:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found that a high Body Mass Index (BMI) of a mother before and during pregnancy is not a major cause of high BMI in their offspring -- indicating that childhood and teen obesity is more likely to be a result of lifestyle factors.

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Microbiome of mother's vagina may affect infant mortality risk and baby's development, study in mice shows

Added: 05.08.2022 18:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

A new study in mice showed that an unhealthy vaginal microbiome in pregnant mothers in combination with an unhealthy diet contributed to increased pup deaths and altered development in the surviving babies. The findings suggest that changes in a mother's diet, such as more fruits and vegetables, may counteract unhealthy microbiome effects in disadvantaged groups.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend announce pregnancy

Added: 05.08.2022 2:17 | 34 views | 0 comments

The US model says she and John Legend are expecting a baby, nearly two years after a stillbirth.

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Sex ed could prevent unwanted pregnancies. Indiana doesn't require schools to teach it.

Added: 04.08.2022 18:45 | 23 views | 0 comments

Research shows that comprehensive sex education reduces teen pregnancy, but Indiana doesn't require schools to teach it.

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