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Don’t force women to risk death, injury by having a baby
Don’t force women to risk death, injury by having a baby (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Laws should not force women to risk death and injury by having a baby, according to a QUT legal academic who says abortion can be decriminalised without society and governments making a moral judgement. Dr Andrew McGee, a researcher in ... Read More »

ART pregnancies at higher risk of placental complications
ART pregnancies at higher risk of placental complications (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A review of more than 6 million pregnancies has found that pregnancies after assisted reproduction technologies, such as IVF with fresh or frozen embryo transfer, are at a higher risk of placental complications when compared to pregnancies that followed natural ... Read More »

Walking may aid chance of becoming pregnant
Walking may aid chance of becoming pregnant (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Results of a recent study to better understand modifiable factors such as physical activity that may affect a woman’s ability to conceive a child suggest that walking may help women to improve their chances of becoming pregnant. The study was ... Read More »

Women who eat fast food take longer to become pregnant
Women who eat fast food take longer to become pregnant (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who eat less fruit and more fast food take longer to get pregnant and are less likely to conceive within a year, according to a study by researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute. The study published ... Read More »

Plans for children often derailed by chronic illness
Plans for children often derailed by chronic illness (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

More than four million Australian women of childbearing age are living with chronic conditions like diabetes, cystic fibrosis and asthma, and many are not aware of the implications their illness has for childbearing, according to new research. Around 1,500 women ... Read More »

Securing a child’s future needs to start during parents’ teen years
Securing a child’s future needs to start during parents’ teen years (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A child’s growth and development is affected by the health and lifestyles of their parents before pregnancy – even going back to adolescence – according to a new paper. The article in the latest edition of Nature argues that tackling ... Read More »

Women on some asthma medications take longer to conceive
Women on some asthma medications take longer to conceive (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide. However, the study of more than 5600 women in Australia, New Zealand, the ... Read More »

Frozen embryos result in just as many live births in IVF
Frozen embryos result in just as many live births in IVF (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Freezing and subsequent transfer of embryos give infertile couples just as much of a chance of having a child as using fresh embryos for in vitro fertilisation (IVF), research from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Adelaide, Australia has found. ... Read More »

Conception while using an IUD puts infants at risk
Conception while using an IUD puts infants at risk (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who conceive while using an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) have a greater risk of preterm delivery, low birth weight babies, bacterial infections, or losing a fetus, according to researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the Soroka ... Read More »

How can we give children a healthier start to life?
How can we give children a healthier start to life? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women and women planning a pregnancy are invited to take part in the BABY1000 study, exploring how our first 1000 days might influence our risk of developing obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in later life.  The BABY1000 study is ... Read More »

 
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