Pregnancy News and Research

Latest Pregnancy News and Research

Mother’s milk may not be best for preterm babies

Mother’s milk may not be best for preterm babies

Research provides new hope for people with fetal alcohol syndrome

Research provides new hope for people with fetal alcohol syndrome

Thyroid expert concerned about recently approved generic levothyroxine preparations

Thyroid expert concerned about recently approved generic levothyroxine preparations

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Newborns may be harmed when pregnant women take Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and other anti-depressants during the third trimester of pregnancy

Newborns may be harmed when pregnant women take Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and other anti-depressants during the third trimester of pregnancy

Premature babies, better to delay where possible, to minimise brain damage

Premature babies, better to delay where possible, to minimise brain damage

Lack of a gene called LBP-1a in the embryo prevents normal growth of blood vessels in the placenta

Lack of a gene called LBP-1a in the embryo prevents normal growth of blood vessels in the placenta

A woman’s expectation of her life span can influence their babies’ gender

A woman’s expectation of her life span can influence their babies’ gender

Heavy drinking by college students poses many serious dangers

Heavy drinking by college students poses many serious dangers

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less

African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less

Home test kit for common sexually transmitted diseases

Home test kit for common sexually transmitted diseases

Guidance on providing advice on sex education to young people under the age of sixteen

Guidance on providing advice on sex education to young people under the age of sixteen

Risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) decreases with condom use

Risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) decreases with condom use

New method for detecting premature birth

New method for detecting premature birth

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Women with epilepsy should not let their condition stop them from planning a family

Women with epilepsy should not let their condition stop them from planning a family

Women with epilepsy may wonder what their chances are of having a healthy baby

Women with epilepsy may wonder what their chances are of having a healthy baby

Though most adolescent pregnancies are accidental, a substantial number of girls want to get pregnant

Though most adolescent pregnancies are accidental, a substantial number of girls want to get pregnant