Pregnancy News and Research

Latest Pregnancy News and Research

Child's social environment may have only a modest effect on whether very young children become depressed

Child's social environment may have only a modest effect on whether very young children become depressed

Having twins reduces the risk of many types of women's cancer

Having twins reduces the risk of many types of women's cancer

Environment factors can interact with genetics to increase disease risk

Environment factors can interact with genetics to increase disease risk

Baby boy is first successful birth in Canada from frozen eggs

Baby boy is first successful birth in Canada from frozen eggs

Pregnant women's exposure to phthalates has adverse effects on genital development in their male children

Pregnant women's exposure to phthalates has adverse effects on genital development in their male children

Washington saw its lowest teen pregnancy rate in more than two decades

Washington saw its lowest teen pregnancy rate in more than two decades

Steroid treatment for prematurity put to the test

Steroid treatment for prematurity put to the test

Adolescent depression can be as high as 20 percent

Adolescent depression can be as high as 20 percent

A new technique might allow women diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to have children when chemotherapy and radiation treatments rob them of their fertility

A new technique might allow women diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to have children when chemotherapy and radiation treatments rob them of their fertility

IVF treatment less effective in women living with a smoker

IVF treatment less effective in women living with a smoker

Minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins results in less swelling, bruising and minimal pain

Minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins results in less swelling, bruising and minimal pain

Pregnancy factors, parental psychiatric history, and preterm delivery may be associated with the risk of autism

Pregnancy factors, parental psychiatric history, and preterm delivery may be associated with the risk of autism

Sleeping time and obesity in children

Sleeping time and obesity in children

Australian Medical Association indigenous health report card focuses on low birth weight babies

Australian Medical Association indigenous health report card focuses on low birth weight babies

Birth weight and breastfeeding in infancy may affect premenopausal breast cancer risk

Birth weight and breastfeeding in infancy may affect premenopausal breast cancer risk

Watching too much tele puts UK children at risk of obesity

Watching too much tele puts UK children at risk of obesity

Nutrition gene key in regulating immune system

Nutrition gene key in regulating immune system

More research needed into access to emergency contraception

More research needed into access to emergency contraception

Six out of ten first-time mothers who had a prolonged labour say that the experience will affect them for life

Six out of ten first-time mothers who had a prolonged labour say that the experience will affect them for life

Association between maternal exposure to toxoplasmosis and increased risk for developing schizophrenia

Association between maternal exposure to toxoplasmosis and increased risk for developing schizophrenia