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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Exploring association of fetal and infant weight growth patterns with impaired arterial health

Exploring association of fetal and infant weight growth patterns with impaired arterial health

East African newborns nearly five times more likely to have neural tube defects

East African newborns nearly five times more likely to have neural tube defects

Maternal mortality in the USA before and during COVID-19 pandemic

Maternal mortality in the USA before and during COVID-19 pandemic

Maternal death rates increased significantly after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

Maternal death rates increased significantly after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

Subgroups of preterm born children can be distinguished with distinct outcome profiles, study reports

Subgroups of preterm born children can be distinguished with distinct outcome profiles, study reports

Mother's gut microbes can aid in the healthy development of baby, finds study

Mother's gut microbes can aid in the healthy development of baby, finds study

Miscarriage risk may increase in the summer months

Miscarriage risk may increase in the summer months

Genetic screening results just got harder to handle under new abortion rules

Genetic screening results just got harder to handle under new abortion rules

Persistent fatigue post-COVID-19 in pregnant women

Persistent fatigue post-COVID-19 in pregnant women

Five things to know now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe V. Wade

Five things to know now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe V. Wade

After two ectopic pregnancies, I fear what might happen without Roe v. Wade

After two ectopic pregnancies, I fear what might happen without Roe v. Wade

‘It’s not a haven’: With limited capacity for abortion care, Minnesota clinics brace for influx

‘It’s not a haven’: With limited capacity for abortion care, Minnesota clinics brace for influx

A post-‘Roe’ world in Georgia will mean more restrictions — and more political battles

A post-‘Roe’ world in Georgia will mean more restrictions — and more political battles

Maternal vaccination during pregnancy helps protect babies from being hospitalized due to COVID-19

Maternal vaccination during pregnancy helps protect babies from being hospitalized due to COVID-19

Conservatives on Supreme Court, as expected, end nationwide right to abortion

Conservatives on Supreme Court, as expected, end nationwide right to abortion

Associations between maternal COVID-19 vaccination and hospitalization among infants

Associations between maternal COVID-19 vaccination and hospitalization among infants

Maternity care experts develop prenatal care delivery recommendations

Maternity care experts develop prenatal care delivery recommendations

Researchers continue a national study to evaluate COVID-19 vaccination safety pre-and post-delivery

Researchers continue a national study to evaluate COVID-19 vaccination safety pre-and post-delivery

Contraceptive use is primarily driven by demand for reproductive control

Contraceptive use is primarily driven by demand for reproductive control

Kratom: A dangerous or beneficial plant?

Kratom: A dangerous or beneficial plant?