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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Prenatal exposure to air pollutants may increase infants' obesity risk

Prenatal exposure to air pollutants may increase infants' obesity risk

High proportion of people with diabetes have chronic kidney disease, research reveals

High proportion of people with diabetes have chronic kidney disease, research reveals

Plant-based diet appears to offer protection against hypertension and preeclampsia

Plant-based diet appears to offer protection against hypertension and preeclampsia

COVID-19 in pregnancy could be less severe than previously thought: A Danish case study

COVID-19 in pregnancy could be less severe than previously thought: A Danish case study

Study reveals maternal and neonatal benefits of Pfizer COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

Study reveals maternal and neonatal benefits of Pfizer COVID-19 mRNA vaccine

Colorado bill aims to give farmworkers easier access to medical care

Colorado bill aims to give farmworkers easier access to medical care

Study elucidates the benefits of Mg supplementation during pregnancy and in hormone-related conditions

Study elucidates the benefits of Mg supplementation during pregnancy and in hormone-related conditions

Vascular preservation therapy eliminates the varicose vein problem

Vascular preservation therapy eliminates the varicose vein problem

Testing placental hormone levels can help identify candidates for pregnancy complications

Testing placental hormone levels can help identify candidates for pregnancy complications

Immunomodulatory therapies for nephrological autoimmune diseases may help treat severe COVID-19

Immunomodulatory therapies for nephrological autoimmune diseases may help treat severe COVID-19

New chip mimicking bovine endometrium could play key role in cattle’s pregnancy success

New chip mimicking bovine endometrium could play key role in cattle’s pregnancy success

Taking epilepsy drugs during pregnancy is not linked to cognitive problems in babies

Taking epilepsy drugs during pregnancy is not linked to cognitive problems in babies

Restoring gut microbes can improve antibiotic-induced dysbiosis and prevent colitis in mice

Restoring gut microbes can improve antibiotic-induced dysbiosis and prevent colitis in mice

With restrictions tightening elsewhere, California moves to make abortion cheaper

With restrictions tightening elsewhere, California moves to make abortion cheaper

Trying to avoid racist health care, Black women seek out Black obstetricians

Trying to avoid racist health care, Black women seek out Black obstetricians

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success

Impact of maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection on neonatal immunology

Impact of maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection on neonatal immunology

Maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection imprints immune response in the newborn

Maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection imprints immune response in the newborn

Reduced birth rates during early pandemic are predicted to rebound soon

Reduced birth rates during early pandemic are predicted to rebound soon

Bad romantic relationships may worsen physical and mental health in postpartum women

Bad romantic relationships may worsen physical and mental health in postpartum women