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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Report highlights global shortfalls to end HIV infections among children and young women

Report highlights global shortfalls to end HIV infections among children and young women

Contraception is free to women, except when it’s not

Contraception is free to women, except when it’s not

Largest genetic study identifies new drug targets to treat type 1 diabetes

Largest genetic study identifies new drug targets to treat type 1 diabetes

Study finds link between residential proximity to oil and gas drilling and lower birthweights in infants

Study finds link between residential proximity to oil and gas drilling and lower birthweights in infants

Study shows strong relationship between women's heart health and pregnancy outcomes

Study shows strong relationship between women's heart health and pregnancy outcomes

New study disproves suspicion that dengue raises risk of zika-related microcephaly

New study disproves suspicion that dengue raises risk of zika-related microcephaly

UMD receives funding to enhance quality of pork production through improved muscle growth in pigs

UMD receives funding to enhance quality of pork production through improved muscle growth in pigs

ATN framework can be extended to detect frontotemporal degeneration

ATN framework can be extended to detect frontotemporal degeneration

Functional autoantibody in COVID-19 contributes to the 'firestorm' of blood clots and inflammation

Functional autoantibody in COVID-19 contributes to the 'firestorm' of blood clots and inflammation

Children of obese mothers at increased risk of fatty liver disease

Children of obese mothers at increased risk of fatty liver disease

Occasional breastfeeding shown to improve cardiac and vascular health in babies, with long-lasting benefits

Occasional breastfeeding shown to improve cardiac and vascular health in babies, with long-lasting benefits

Patient's case report reveals link between Bell’s palsy and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Patient's case report reveals link between Bell’s palsy and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

UCSF researchers discover how the immune system may play a role in miscarriage

UCSF researchers discover how the immune system may play a role in miscarriage

Pandemic disrupted the utilization of women’s preventive health services

Pandemic disrupted the utilization of women’s preventive health services

Novel two-component intervention may help prevent unintended pregnancy among women using opioids

Novel two-component intervention may help prevent unintended pregnancy among women using opioids

Mindfulness training for pregnant women doubles the chance of natural birth

Mindfulness training for pregnant women doubles the chance of natural birth

High screen-time may exacerbate cognitive, behavioral problems in children born extremely preterm

High screen-time may exacerbate cognitive, behavioral problems in children born extremely preterm

USF receives $69.9 Million NIH funding to continue study on type 1 diabetes

USF receives $69.9 Million NIH funding to continue study on type 1 diabetes

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with poor academic skills in childhood

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with poor academic skills in childhood

Study links conflict violence reduction in Colombia with better pregnancy outcomes

Study links conflict violence reduction in Colombia with better pregnancy outcomes