birth

Diet and exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits
Diet and exercise during pregnancy has hidden benefits October 16, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide. Results of ... Read More »

Induction of Labour- Alternative methods
Induction of Labour- Alternative methods October 12, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Induction of labour is a procedure to bring on childbirth, which may also be called getting induced or simply induction. The most common techniques for inducing labour involve using medicines or surgical procedures, however some women use alternative methods, either ... Read More »

Induction of labour
Induction of labour October 12, 2014 (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Induction of labour is a common procedure used to start the process of labour and childbirth. You may have heard it referred to simply as induction or getting induced. It is a way of artificially starting the process of childbirth, ... Read More »

Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health conditions
Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health conditions October 3, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A child’s birth weight and length can partially predict the likelihood of being diagnosed with mental health conditions such as autism and schizophrenia later in life. The research analysed medical records of 1.75 million Danish births and suggested that genetic ... Read More »

Readmission more likely after private hospital birth
Readmission more likely after private hospital birth May 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Babies born to a low risk mother in New South Wales private hospitals are more likely to have a health problem and be readmitted for birth related issues and further treatment in the first month than those born in a ... Read More »

Link between high birth weight and heart disease
Link between high birth weight and heart disease April 11, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Babies born with high birth weight may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood, according to a University of Sydney study. Sydney University’s Dr Skilton said the results demonstrate that young adults who were born large for gestational ... Read More »

Pre-term Birth and Asthma
Pre-term Birth and Asthma March 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston, Massachusetts, in collaboration with investigators at the Maastricht University Medical Centre and Maastricht University School of Public Health in the Netherlands and The University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, have ... Read More »

Higher risk of birth problems after assisted conception
Higher risk of birth problems after assisted conception January 14, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A University of Adelaide study has shown that the risk of serious complications such as stillbirth, preterm birth, low birth weight and neonatal death is around twice as high for babies conceived by assisted reproductive therapies compared with naturally conceived ... Read More »

Aussie teenage births in decline
Aussie teenage births in decline January 3, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The proportion of teenage mothers in Australia is falling, with a drop from 4.9% to 3.7% of all mothers between 2002 and 2011, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, ... Read More »

Fertility treatments keep multiple births high
Fertility treatments keep multiple births high December 17, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fertility technology in the United States has a huge influence on the frequency of twins, triplets, and other multiple births, according to new estimates published Dec. 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Eli Y. Adashi, professor of ... Read More »







 
 
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