Pregnancy News and Research

Latest Pregnancy News and Research

A child's risk of becoming obese may begin before birth and continue throughout infancy

A child's risk of becoming obese may begin before birth and continue throughout infancy

Australian nanotech Starpharma to develop a second generation microbicide for the prevention of infection by HIV

Australian nanotech Starpharma to develop a second generation microbicide for the prevention of infection by HIV

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Cutting levels of household allergens is unlikely to have much impact on childhood asthma

Women aged 16 to 19 are 43% more likely to test positive for Chlamydia than women in their early twenties

Women aged 16 to 19 are 43% more likely to test positive for Chlamydia than women in their early twenties

Every minute of every day, at least one woman in developing countries dies in childbirth

Every minute of every day, at least one woman in developing countries dies in childbirth

Novel and cost-effective answer to family planning

Novel and cost-effective answer to family planning

Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia

Outbreak of whooping cough in South Australia

Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome

Pregnant women are at higher risk for restless legs syndrome

Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic (tubal) pregnancies

Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic (tubal) pregnancies

50,000 women whose sisters had breast cancer needed for nationwide study

50,000 women whose sisters had breast cancer needed for nationwide study

32-year-old woman has given birth to a healthy baby 7 years after banking her ovarian tissue before starting chemotherapy

32-year-old woman has given birth to a healthy baby 7 years after banking her ovarian tissue before starting chemotherapy

Folic acid can dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other birth defects

Folic acid can dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other birth defects

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

Study on the long-term health effects associated with silicone breast implants

24 per cent of the mothers said the thought of pregnancy again put them off wanting another child

24 per cent of the mothers said the thought of pregnancy again put them off wanting another child

Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion

Ireland’s alcohol related problems cost in excess of €2.65 billion

Tiny babies may face development and behaviour problems

Tiny babies may face development and behaviour problems

Link between mother’s stress levels during pregnancy and the effect on the brain of her unborn baby

Link between mother’s stress levels during pregnancy and the effect on the brain of her unborn baby

Fathers' occupational exposures may play an important role in the development of birth defects

Fathers' occupational exposures may play an important role in the development of birth defects

40 percent of women of childbearing age take folic acid

40 percent of women of childbearing age take folic acid

Botox injections may ease the irritation of tinnitus

Botox injections may ease the irritation of tinnitus