Pregnancy/Maternal Health - Immunology of Pregnancy
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 Healthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy successHealthy habits of pregnancy – latest science show maternal habits affect pregnancy success
 
Four new studies investigating the effects of supplements, eating habits and physical activity and how they can affect various aspects of health during pregnancy are being presented at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE.
 
   Immunology of PregnancyImmunology of Pregnancy
 
Pregnancy requires the maternal immune system to allow a fetus to grow and develop for nine months. So how does this happen?
 
   Testing placental hormone levels can help identify candidates for pregnancy complicationsTesting placental hormone levels can help identify candidates for pregnancy complications
 
Women who will develop potentially life-threatening disorders during pregnancy can be identified early when hormone levels in the placenta are tested, a new study has shown.
 
 Mother's gestational diabetes is an independent risk factor for fetal hypoxia during labor
 
Mother's gestational diabetes is an independent risk factor for fetal hypoxia during laborIn Finland, every fifth mother was diagnosed with gestational diabetes in 2019. The condition increases the mother's risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the future.
 
 
 Study finds higher risk of pre-eclampsia, hypertension in pregnancies derived from frozen embryos
 
Study finds higher risk of pre-eclampsia, hypertension in pregnancies derived from frozen embryosA large cohort study drawn from the national IVF registry of France, which included almost 70,000 pregnancies delivered after 22 weeks gestation between 2013 and 2018, has found a higher risk of pre-eclampsia and hypertension in pregnancies derived from frozen-thawed embryos.
 
 
 In utero exposure to high levels of manganese, selenium may protect children from high blood pressure
 
In utero exposure to high levels of manganese, selenium may protect children from high blood pressureChildren who were exposed to higher levels of trace minerals manganese and selenium during their mothers' pregnancy had a lower risk of high blood pressure in childhood, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.