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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Cone snail venom produces new type of insulin

Cone snail venom produces new type of insulin

Is it safe for SARS-CoV-2 positive mothers to breastfeed?

Is it safe for SARS-CoV-2 positive mothers to breastfeed?

Explosion of immune cells in mouse lungs after birth may help protect against infections

Explosion of immune cells in mouse lungs after birth may help protect against infections

Update on PALLAS triaI evaluating adjuvant palbociclib for early breast cancer

Update on PALLAS triaI evaluating adjuvant palbociclib for early breast cancer

High prenatal choline levels may mitigate negative effects of COVID-19 on newborns

High prenatal choline levels may mitigate negative effects of COVID-19 on newborns

Neanderthal gene in women boosts infertility

Neanderthal gene in women boosts infertility

Researchers study the effect of major life events on wellbeing

Researchers study the effect of major life events on wellbeing

Study finds large racial/ethnic differences in use of medication for OUD during pregnancy

Study finds large racial/ethnic differences in use of medication for OUD during pregnancy

Findings provide new insights into future cancer treatment

Findings provide new insights into future cancer treatment

Giving good bacteria to stressed mothers prevents autism-like disorder in offspring

Giving good bacteria to stressed mothers prevents autism-like disorder in offspring

New NIH grant will help Pennington Biomedical scientists to study metabolic diseases

New NIH grant will help Pennington Biomedical scientists to study metabolic diseases

High-strain physical activity associated with greater risk of very early pregnancy loss

High-strain physical activity associated with greater risk of very early pregnancy loss

Women with Neandertal gene have increased fertility

Women with Neandertal gene have increased fertility

COVID-19 appears to attack the placenta in pregnant women

COVID-19 appears to attack the placenta in pregnant women

Preterm birth rates during COVID-19 in Denmark

Preterm birth rates during COVID-19 in Denmark

Even natural products may pose potential risk to unborn child

Even natural products may pose potential risk to unborn child

Blood test could help doctors identify patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Blood test could help doctors identify patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

High pre-pregnancy glucose levels linked to adverse outcomes even in non-diabetic women

High pre-pregnancy glucose levels linked to adverse outcomes even in non-diabetic women

Study finds evidence of injury in placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women

Study finds evidence of injury in placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women

Americans with limited birth control access more likely to turn to the internet for abortion information

Americans with limited birth control access more likely to turn to the internet for abortion information