pregnancy health

Understanding proteins involved in fertility could help boost IVF success
Understanding proteins involved in fertility could help boost IVF success April 17, 2015 (1 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 »

Smoking when pregnant increases cancer risk for daughters
Smoking when pregnant increases cancer risk for daughters April 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has found women who smoke when pregnant are putting their daughters at a greater risk of developing ovarian and breast cancer later in life. The Australian National University (ANU) study, published in Human Reproduction, found mothers who ... 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 (2 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 »

Prenatal yoga for partners
Prenatal yoga for partners March 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Spending time connecting through yoga is an invaluable way for partners to enjoy the experience of pregnancy together. A partner practice allows the mother-to-be to unwind in supported postures and gives the partner a chance to be involved in the ... Read More »

Prenatal yoga and you
Prenatal yoga and you March 23, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Practicing yoga safely during pregnancy Yoga can be a wonderful way for you to find strength, relaxation and a sense of peace during pregnancy, all while reducing discomforts in the body and preparing for the task of giving birth.Kurtis Pregnancy ... Read More »

Meditation for pregnancy
Meditation for pregnancy March 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Recent studies show that an expecting mother’s high stress levels can negatively impact her unborn baby’s psychological development. At the same time, there is a growing body of evidence showing the positive impacts that mediation has on relieving stress and ... Read More »

Medication, lifestyle changes slow gestational diabetes progression
Medication, lifestyle changes slow gestational diabetes progression March 5, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women with a history of gestational diabetes face a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes for years after giving birth, but intensive lifestyle intervention or a medication regimen can have a protective effect in this population, according to a ... Read More »







 
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