What are the effects of antidepressants during pregnancy?
12 hours ago
A small association between pregnant women who take antidepressants and the motor skills of toddlers has been found by a Murdoch University-led team, after a systematic review of research studies.
Surrogacy—what you need to know about having a baby
Jun 20, 2018
Elton John and David Furnish, Kim and Kanye, and Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, have all received help from a surrogate to have children. But it's not just something for the rich and famous.
Pelvic floor problems and incontinence—autoprosthesis significantly improves quality-of-life
Jun 20, 2018
Due to their anatomical difference and also the particular stresses associated with pregnancy and childbirth, incontinence and pelvic floor problems are particularly prevalent in women. Apart from incontinence, women can ...
Novel information about the effects of in vitro fertilization on embryonic growth
Jun 19, 2018
It is known that in vitro fertilization (IVF) can affect the size of the newborns. Children derived from fresh embryo transfer have smaller birth weight, and surprisingly, children derived from frozen embryo transfer have ...
Higher weight gain in first-time pregnant moms could boost chance for dangerous condition
Jun 18, 2018
Higher weight gain during pregnancy increases the risk of preeclampsia in women giving birth for the first time, new research shows.
New study reveals time and day women are most likely to give birth
Jun 15, 2018
A new study has found that the time and day that women give birth can vary significantly depending on how labour starts and the mode of giving birth.
First-hand accounts of premature baby loss inspires new resource
Jun 14, 2018
A new resource has been launched based on the first-hand experiences of parents whose baby died before, during or shortly after birth at 20 to 24 weeks of pregnancy.
CDC: Preterm births increased in US during 2014-2016
Jun 13, 2018
(HealthDay)—During 2014 to 2016, the rate of preterm births in the United States increased, according to a June data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics ...
No link found between oral antifungal drug and stillbirth
Jun 13, 2018
New research from a Swedish and Norwegian team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet does not support a suggested link between treatment with the oral antifungal drug fluconazole during pregnancy and an increased ...
Blood test for pregnant women can predict premature birth
Jun 07, 2018
A new blood test for pregnant women detects with 75-80 percent accuracy whether their pregnancies will end in premature birth. The technique can also be used to estimate a fetus's gestational age—or the mother's due date—as ...