Pregnancy

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life event (divided into three trimesters of 13 weeks each) that entails substantial physiological and psychological adjustments for the mother. Within each trimester, numerous adaptations occur with the end-goal of facilitating the growth of the fetus.

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Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide

Syphilis cases in California drive a record-setting year for STDs nationwide

Antidepressant exposure in the womb may increase offspring's risk of affective disorders

Antidepressant exposure in the womb may increase offspring's risk of affective disorders

Residents in majority-Black neighborhoods experience higher rates of severe maternal morbidity

Residents in majority-Black neighborhoods experience higher rates of severe maternal morbidity

mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy provides passive SARS-CoV-2 immunity to neonates 16 days after first dose

mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy provides passive SARS-CoV-2 immunity to neonates 16 days after first dose

Pregnant women transmit SARS-CoV-2 and vaccine-induced antibodies to fetus

Pregnant women transmit SARS-CoV-2 and vaccine-induced antibodies to fetus

Brain organoid models reveal mechanisms linked to virus-induced microcephaly

Brain organoid models reveal mechanisms linked to virus-induced microcephaly

Study finds no evidence of SARS-CoV2 transmission by breast milk

Study finds no evidence of SARS-CoV2 transmission by breast milk

Mutations to autism-associated gene cause a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains

Mutations to autism-associated gene cause a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains

Autoantibodies may contribute to severe COVID-19 and potential long-COVID-19 symptoms

Autoantibodies may contribute to severe COVID-19 and potential long-COVID-19 symptoms

Hospital pandemic policies had negative outcomes in maternity patients, nurses

Hospital pandemic policies had negative outcomes in maternity patients, nurses

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

COVID-19 antibodies persist in breast milk for months following mother’s vaccination

COVID-19 antibodies persist in breast milk for months following mother’s vaccination

$15.7 million NIMH grant to renew UC Davis Conte Center studying the origins of mental illness

$15.7 million NIMH grant to renew UC Davis Conte Center studying the origins of mental illness

Study lists five facts to know about antihistamines

Study lists five facts to know about antihistamines

Mother's stress levels during conception could be a determinant of fetal sex

Mother's stress levels during conception could be a determinant of fetal sex

Research explores sex differences in placental defenses against SARS-CoV-2 infection

Research explores sex differences in placental defenses against SARS-CoV-2 infection

Contraception counseling, pregnancy planning are necessary to optimize health of women with heart disease

Contraception counseling, pregnancy planning are necessary to optimize health of women with heart disease

Anxiety among men transitioning into parenthood is higher than reported

Anxiety among men transitioning into parenthood is higher than reported

Maternal exposure to pesticides may lead to central nervous system tumors during childhood

Maternal exposure to pesticides may lead to central nervous system tumors during childhood

Backed by millions in public and private cash, rapid Covid tests are coming to stores near you

Backed by millions in public and private cash, rapid Covid tests are coming to stores near you