|Extra choline may help pregnant women decrease negative effects of COVID-19 on their newborns|
Added: 02.06.2020 3:18 | 24 views | 0 comments
Pregnant women who take extra choline supplements may mitigate the negative impact that viral respiratory infections, including COVID-19, can have on their babies, according to a new study in the Journal of Psychiatric Research.
|Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury|
Added: 30.05.2020 18:42 | 3 views | 0 comments
In the largest study to examine health of placentas in women who tested positive for COVID-19, findings show placentas from 16 women who tested positive for COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of injury, according to pathological exams completed directly following birth.
|Coronavirus: Am I at risk during pregnancy?|
Added: 30.05.2020 18:22 | 14 views | 0 comments
What are the risks of passing the virus to the baby in the womb, or of premature birth?
|An Antibiotic Shot May Prevent Some Infections of Pregnancy|
Added: 30.05.2020 18:16 | 46 views | 0 comments
Prophylactic antibiotics may help when women who are giving birth require the aid of forceps or vacuum extraction.
|How maternal intestinal microbiota is involved in fetal development|
Added: 30.05.2020 2:20 | 5 views | 0 comments
Plant products ingested by pregnant women through their diet are broken down by the intestinal microbiota into chemical substances, some of which can cross the placental barrier and reach the fetus. In a new review, researchers discuss the effects of such substances on fetal development.
|Traditional vegetable diet lowers the risk of premature babies|
Added: 30.05.2020 2:20 | 1 views | 0 comments
It turns out we should follow our parent' advice when we're thinking about becoming parents ourselves, with a study finding eating the traditional 'three-veggies' before pregnancy lowers the risk of a premature birth.
|Imaging reveals unexpected contractions in the human placenta|
Added: 29.05.2020 23:19 | 11 views | 0 comments
High-resolution imaging of the human placenta provides new insights into blood circulation patterns that are crucial for fetal development, according to a new study. These findings improve our understanding of the functioning of this understudied organ, both in healthy pregnancies and in serious medical conditions such as pre-eclampsia.
|Study: Women with Neanderthal Progesterone Gene Have Higher Fertility|
Added: 29.05.2020 13:25 | 16 views | 0 comments
A hormone called progesterone is important for preparing the uterine lining for egg implantation and in maintaining the early stages of pregnancy. Almost one in three women with European descent inherited a genetic variant of the progesterone receptor called V660L from Neanderthals. According to a new study, its carriers have higher fertility, more siblings, fewer [...]
|Meghan McCain will shield pregnancy details after 'inhumane' bullying over father|
Added: 29.05.2020 3:16 | 24 views | 0 comments
Mom-to-be Meghan McCain is staying mum on her pregnancy after receiving hurtful comments about the death of her father, Arizona Sen. John McCain.
|Higher levels of urinary fluoride associated with ADHD in children|
Added: 28.05.2020 22:21 | 3 views | 0 comments
Higher levels of urinary fluoride during pregnancy are associated with more ADHD-like symptoms in school-age children.