pregnancy

How to sleep when pregnant
How to sleep when pregnant October 12, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Trying to find a comfortable position for a good night’s sleep can be a challenge at the best of times. With a pregnant belly and other pregnancy related body changes, some sleep positions are impossible. Finding the right position, that’s ... 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 (3 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 »

Better Information about Prenatal Testing Leads to Fewer Tests
Better Information about Prenatal Testing Leads to Fewer Tests October 10, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A clinical trial led by UC San Francisco has found that when pregnant women are educated about their choices on prenatal genetic testing, the number of tests actually drops, even when the tests are offered with no out-of-pocket costs. The ... Read More »

How pregnancy affects your sleep
How pregnancy affects your sleep October 4, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you’re pregnant you’ve almost certainly heard that a healthy diet and the right amount of exercise are the pillars of a healthy pregnancy. But have you considered the importance of proper sleep? If not, it’s time to start thinking ... Read More »

Halving the risk of preterm birth for twins
Halving the risk of preterm birth for twins September 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

International research involving the University of Adelaide has found that the risk of preterm birth could be halved for a specific group of “super high-risk” twin pregnancies. The results could help to save babies’ lives throughout the world and prevent ... Read More »

False perceptions of body weight put new mums in diabetes danger zone
False perceptions of body weight put new mums in diabetes danger zone September 6, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An alarming number of new mums who develop increased blood sugar levels during pregnancy are placing themselves at heightened risk of long-term diabetes because of false perceptions of their own weight and health risk. Research by University of Western Sydney School ... Read More »

Excess weight gain during pregnancy and self-control
Excess weight gain during pregnancy and self-control August 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Deakin University psychology researchers are undertaking a world-first study into why pregnant women struggle to maintain a healthy diet despite being highly motivated to do so, and are calling on pregnant women across Australia to take part in the research. “Data ... Read More »

Pregnancy report reveals personal and financial cost of discrimination
Pregnancy report reveals personal and financial cost of discrimination July 31, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Australian Human Rights Commission’s landmark report for its Supporting Working Parents: Pregnancy and Return to Work National Review, released today, has found that little has changed in the 15 years since its first Inquiry into this subject. Australian workplaces still ... Read More »

Australian mums needed to help prevent diabetes
Australian mums needed to help prevent diabetes July 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Deakin University researchers are recruiting 1000 mums who experienced diabetes during pregnancy to participate in a national survey that aims to reduce their risks of going on to later develop type 2 diabetes. Studies show one in two women who ... Read More »







 
 
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