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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Women with unexplained miscarriages have altered perceptions to male body odors

Women with unexplained miscarriages have altered perceptions to male body odors

Small for gestational age babies more likely to experience asymmetric growth

Small for gestational age babies more likely to experience asymmetric growth

Scientists identify mutations in single genes linked to certain cases of cerebral palsy

Scientists identify mutations in single genes linked to certain cases of cerebral palsy

Access to emergency contraception can help reduce unintended pregnancy in teens

Access to emergency contraception can help reduce unintended pregnancy in teens

Acid reflux drug could help newborns recover from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

Acid reflux drug could help newborns recover from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

Unexplained repeated pregnancy loss may be linked to the olfactory system

Unexplained repeated pregnancy loss may be linked to the olfactory system

New study reveals the impacts of COVID-19 on unborn children

New study reveals the impacts of COVID-19 on unborn children

Researchers study placebo effect in nausea treatment at the molecular level

Researchers study placebo effect in nausea treatment at the molecular level

WHO develops new guidelines to prevent mental health conditions among adolescents

WHO develops new guidelines to prevent mental health conditions among adolescents

Women treated with fertility-sparing surgery for ovarian tumors could become pregnant

Women treated with fertility-sparing surgery for ovarian tumors could become pregnant

Low levels of prenatal alcohol consumption can affect child's brain development

Low levels of prenatal alcohol consumption can affect child's brain development

New diagnostic tool may allow on-the-spot detection of coronavirus infection

New diagnostic tool may allow on-the-spot detection of coronavirus infection

Study highlights the importance of healthy placental development in pregnancy

Study highlights the importance of healthy placental development in pregnancy

Study reveals higher incidence of immunology diseases in donor sperm-conceived adults

Study reveals higher incidence of immunology diseases in donor sperm-conceived adults

Maternal gut microbiota can promote healthy fetal brain development

Maternal gut microbiota can promote healthy fetal brain development

Combination of alcohol and nicotine during pregnancy increases health risk in newborns

Combination of alcohol and nicotine during pregnancy increases health risk in newborns

Study finds no link between SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy and complications in neonates

Study finds no link between SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy and complications in neonates

Prenatal cannabis exposure may increase risk for psychopathology in middle childhood

Prenatal cannabis exposure may increase risk for psychopathology in middle childhood

Infants born to women with COVID-19 show few adverse outcomes

Infants born to women with COVID-19 show few adverse outcomes

Research explains why flu is dangerous for pregnant women

Research explains why flu is dangerous for pregnant women