miscarriage

Kylie’s story: A journey of love, loss and three surviving babies
Kylie’s story: A journey of love, loss and three surviving babies (4 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Kylie, a Sydney-sider, is now the mother of three beautiful surviving babies. Her story is one of devastating heartbreak, but also of resilience and camaraderie. Kylie co-founded, and is now the CEO of Miracle Babies Foundation. “I think that being able ... Read More »

The DES saga: Death risk high for young women exposed in utero
The DES saga: Death risk high for young women exposed in utero (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A letter from three University of Chicago researchers in the New England Journal of Medicine updates a 47-year-old series of reports on the risks of exposure during pregnancy to a supplement, diethylstilboestrol (DES), that was once widely used but since 1971 has ... Read More »

Health risks associated with electromagnetic radiation
Health risks associated with electromagnetic radiation (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of real-world exposure to non-ionizing radiation from magnetic fields in pregnant women found a significantly higher rate of miscarriage, providing new evidence regarding their potential health risks. The Kaiser Permanente study was published in the journal Scientific Reports ... Read More »

Key to miscarriages in blood clotting disorder
Key to miscarriages in blood clotting disorder (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Monash University researchers have potentially shed light on why women with the rare autoimmune disorder Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) are prone to successive pregnancy losses. APS causes abnormal blood clots in the arteries or veins along with the risks that go ... Read More »

New screening test could help identify pregnancy complications
New screening test could help identify pregnancy complications (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Illumina’s Northern California Services Laboratory have developed a method to allow women to gain greater insights into the health of their pregnancy. In the biggest study ... Read More »

Historic discovery promises to prevent miscarriages and birth defects globally
Historic discovery promises to prevent miscarriages and birth defects globally (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

UPDATE; Click here to read the latest statement from the Victor Chang Institute.  OVERVIEW One of the greatest discoveries in pregnancy research Vitamin B3 can cure molecular deficiencies which cause miscarriages and birth defects Discovery promises to significantly reduce miscarriages and birth ... Read More »

More support needed for mums after perinatal loss
More support needed for mums after perinatal loss (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More support services for pregnant women who have previously suffered miscarriage, stillbirth or the loss of a newborn are needed, according to University of Queensland researchers. A study led by the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences evaluated the effectiveness of a ... Read More »

Couples’ pre-pregnancy caffeine consumption linked to miscarriage risk
Couples’ pre-pregnancy caffeine consumption linked to miscarriage risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A woman is more likely to miscarry if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages a day during the weeks leading up to conception, according to a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health ... Read More »

The “faulty gatekeeper” that causes increased miscarriage and birth defects
The “faulty gatekeeper” that causes increased miscarriage and birth defects (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It is well known that the risk of miscarriage and the risk of having a baby with chromosomal abnormalities increases significantly with maternal age. This age-related decrease in fertility and increase in miscarriage is almost all caused by problems in ... Read More »

Miscarriage brings grief, but doesn’t increase chance of depression
Miscarriage brings grief, but doesn’t increase chance of depression (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who miscarry may feel grief, guilt and anger years after their loss, a University of Queensland researcher has found. UQ’s School of Population Health’s Dr Ingrid Rowlands said that emotional distress could continue for some time, but women who had miscarried were ... Read More »

 
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