Pregnancy News and Research

Latest Pregnancy News and Research

Half of 580 women diagnosed with breast cancer in one study experienced lymphedema

Half of 580 women diagnosed with breast cancer in one study experienced lymphedema

Poor diet during pregnancy increases risk of child being obese

Poor diet during pregnancy increases risk of child being obese

Low birth weight - another risk factor for diabetes

Low birth weight - another risk factor for diabetes

Women who drink to excess are more likely to experience depression and anxiety

Women who drink to excess are more likely to experience depression and anxiety

Role of toxins in inherited disease

Role of toxins in inherited disease

Women living longer - infant mortality dropping

Women living longer - infant mortality dropping

Pilates and yoga appear to relieve the symptoms of menopause

Pilates and yoga appear to relieve the symptoms of menopause

Over four percent of pregnant women ages 15 to 44 used illicit drugs during the past month

Over four percent of pregnant women ages 15 to 44 used illicit drugs during the past month

Stress, anxiety, fatigue and other psychosocial characteristics may influence the food choices women make during pregnancy

Stress, anxiety, fatigue and other psychosocial characteristics may influence the food choices women make during pregnancy

Lactose intolerance linked to ancestral environment

Lactose intolerance linked to ancestral environment

A drug used to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 induces resistance more often than previously thought

A drug used to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 induces resistance more often than previously thought

Harmful chemicals may reprogram gene response to estrogen

Harmful chemicals may reprogram gene response to estrogen

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