Pregnancy News and Research

Latest Pregnancy News and Research

Morning after pill - FDA must decide by September

Morning after pill - FDA must decide by September

Unexpected baby joy for transplant patient

Unexpected baby joy for transplant patient

Low levels of folate linked to lower birth rates

Low levels of folate linked to lower birth rates

Babies born during famine are at higher risk of schizophrenia

Babies born during famine are at higher risk of schizophrenia

Single hit of meth damages fetal development in mice

Single hit of meth damages fetal development in mice

After a caesarean, women are less likely to have another baby

After a caesarean, women are less likely to have another baby

Smoking during pregnancy linked to childrens' anti-social behaviour

Smoking during pregnancy linked to childrens' anti-social behaviour

Two-thirds of American women find out about their pregnancies by using a home pregnancy test

Two-thirds of American women find out about their pregnancies by using a home pregnancy test

Pregnancy fears on drinking water byproducts may be overstated

Pregnancy fears on drinking water byproducts may be overstated

Link between peritoneum closure and fewer adhesions

Link between peritoneum closure and fewer adhesions

Combination antiretroviral drug therapy may reduce the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission

Combination antiretroviral drug therapy may reduce the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission

IVF treatment to restrict women to one embryo only each time

IVF treatment to restrict women to one embryo only each time

Infectious diseases pose a serious threat to the nation's public health

Infectious diseases pose a serious threat to the nation's public health

Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant

Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant

Single prenatal dose of methamphetamine enough to cause long-term neurodevelopmental problems in babies

Single prenatal dose of methamphetamine enough to cause long-term neurodevelopmental problems in babies

Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy can be just as detrimental to a developing fetus as primary exposure through maternal smoking

Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy can be just as detrimental to a developing fetus as primary exposure through maternal smoking

Doctors in the U.S. hope brain-dead woman will give birth

Doctors in the U.S. hope brain-dead woman will give birth

Sale of abortion-pill threatened by U.S. lawmakers

Sale of abortion-pill threatened by U.S. lawmakers

Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development

Australian stem cell discovery hailed as a major medical and scientific development

Reliable research about the benefits and harms of treatments for malaria in pregnant women is scarce

Reliable research about the benefits and harms of treatments for malaria in pregnant women is scarce