Pregnancy News and Research

Latest Pregnancy News and Research

Myths and facts about weight loss and liposuction

Myths and facts about weight loss and liposuction

Anti-epilepsy drug sodium valproate is associated with developmental delay and lower IQ

Anti-epilepsy drug sodium valproate is associated with developmental delay and lower IQ

Greater risk for children of mothers over 40 to die in the womb or as a newborn

Greater risk for children of mothers over 40 to die in the womb or as a newborn

Study examines fertility concerns among young women with breast cancer

Study examines fertility concerns among young women with breast cancer

New study on disparities in maternal and infant health

New study on disparities in maternal and infant health

Lifestyle factors that increase the risk of heart disease in adults begin to take hold in childhood

Lifestyle factors that increase the risk of heart disease in adults begin to take hold in childhood

Balanced diet reduces the risk of a baby with spina bifida

Balanced diet reduces the risk of a baby with spina bifida

Genetic link to Preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy

Genetic link to Preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy

Black women are three times more likely than white women to die during pregnancy

Black women are three times more likely than white women to die during pregnancy

Repeated re-testing of women with a history of chlamydia is a cost-effective strategy for preserving reproductive health

Repeated re-testing of women with a history of chlamydia is a cost-effective strategy for preserving reproductive health

Discovery of the oldest remains of a woman who died in childbirth

Discovery of the oldest remains of a woman who died in childbirth

Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy

Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

Number of low birth weight infants born in America rose between 1990 and 2000

Number of low birth weight infants born in America rose between 1990 and 2000

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