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Accounting principles could lead to increased chances of clinical IVF success

(3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)
A Monash University accountancy specialist is developing a data set that could help families make more informed choices about the potential success rates of IVF treatment. Monash Business School's Daniela Juric and her supervisors are collating information provided by IVF...

Don’t force women to risk death, injury by having a baby

(2 votes, average: 3.00 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...

ART pregnancies at higher risk of placental complications

(2 votes, average: 3.00 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...

Walking may aid chance of becoming pregnant

(1 votes, average: 1.00 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...

Women who eat fast food take longer to become pregnant

(1 votes, average: 1.00 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...

Plans for children often derailed by chronic illness

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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...

Securing a child’s future needs to start during parents’ teen years

(2 votes, average: 3.00 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...

Women on some asthma medications take longer to conceive

(1 votes, average: 1.00 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...

Frozen embryos result in just as many live births in IVF

(1 votes, average: 1.00 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,...

Conception while using an IUD puts infants at risk

(1 votes, average: 1.00 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...
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