pregnancy

Pregnant women not following nutrition guidelines
Pregnant women not following nutrition guidelines September 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made a remarkable discovery: no pregnant women were found to be correctly following the Australian Dietary Guidelines on consumption of the “five food groups”, despite almost two-thirds of pregnant women believing they were ... Read More »

Pregnancy and postpartum pain
Pregnancy and postpartum pain August 20, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Bond University team has launched an extensive research project involving 60 pregnant women and 120 new mothers to ascertain the effectiveness of SRC Shorts on the management of prenatal and postnatal pain. The aim of the research is to evaluate ... Read More »

Researchers isolate the culprit in preterm birth
Researchers isolate the culprit in preterm birth August 3, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers have identified a key sensing molecule that controls the timing of birth. The discovery is expected to generate new therapies to prevent preterm labour. Published this week in the journal Endocrinology, the laboratory study found that ... Read More »

Health information causing new mums anxiety
Health information causing new mums anxiety July 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy and motherhood are both wonderful and worrisome times – could public health campaigns and social stereotypes be contributing to anxiety for mothers? Researchers from Monash University have identified links between perinatal anxiety and social and health messages that women ... Read More »

Understanding proteins involved in fertility could help boost IVF success
Understanding proteins involved in fertility could help boost IVF success April 17, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who have difficulty getting pregnant often turn to in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), but it doesn’t always work. Now scientists are taking a new approach to improve the technique by studying the proteins that could help ready a uterus for an ... Read More »

Number of births may affect mum’s future heart health
Number of births may affect mum’s future heart health April 10, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who give birth to four or more children are more likely to have cardiovascular changes that can be early indicators of heart disease than women who have fewer children, new research by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists ... Read More »

Importance of dental health in pregnancy
Importance of dental health in pregnancy March 25, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Assistant Minister for Health Jai Rowell recently launched a new video resource aimed at providing women with practical advice on maintaining good dental health during pregnancy. Mr Rowell said the video was funded by a $32,904 grant from NSW Kids ... Read More »

Pregnancy and Yoga
Pregnancy and Yoga March 24, 2015 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Yoga and Meditation in Pregnancy Yoga in pregnancy Tips for pregnant yogis Practicing yoga safely during pregnancy Pregnancy yoga with a partner Meditation in pregnancy Yoga and Meditation in Pregnancy Yoga and meditation are ancient forms of exercise which focuses ... Read More »

Yoga in pregnancy
Yoga in pregnancy March 23, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What is yoga? Yoga is an ancient form of exercise which combines physical postures, breathing exercises and meditation. The name yoga derives from ‘yug’, a Sanskrit word meaning ‘unite’. Yoga is very much about uniting and balancing the body, mind ... Read More »

Tips for pregnant yogis
Tips for pregnant yogis March 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There are so many varying pieces of advice given to pregnant women who want to practice yoga. Pregnant yogis and those new to the practice often wonder what poses are safe and whether there are certain poses that should be ... Read More »







 
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