mothers

Outcomes for home and birth centre births
Outcomes for home and birth centre births (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women with some characteristics commonly thought to increase pregnancy risks – being over age 35; being overweight; and in some cases, having a vaginal birth after a caesarean section – tend to have good outcomes when they give birth at ... Read More »

Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk
Mothers who vape during pregnancy put babies at asthma risk (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A UTS-led study of the effects of smoking electronic cigarettes during pregnancy has been hailed by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) in its stand against legalising nicotine in e-cigarettes. Using a mouse model and human lung ... Read More »

Even ‘healthy’ weight gain raises pregnancy diabetes risk
Even ‘healthy’ weight gain raises pregnancy diabetes risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mothers who gain weight in the years leading up to pregnancy have an increased risk of gestational diabetes, even if their weight remains within the healthy body mass index (BMI) range. University of Queensland School of Public Health researcher Akilew Adane said ... 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 »

What to pack in your child’s change bag
What to pack in your child’s change bag (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Your go-to nappy bag checklist! Newborn: 0-3 months Babies: 3-12 months Toddlers: 1-3 Years Adults Quick trip Downloads Your go-to nappy bag checklist! It’s great for parent and child to get out of the house. Whether it’s for a necessary ... Read More »

Going to hospital for childbirth
Going to hospital for childbirth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s easy to forget to pack important things, and not remember them until you’ve already walked out the door, or arrived at work or your holiday destination. It’s especially easy to forget things if you’re leaving the house in a ... Read More »

Australia’s longest-running women’s health study to add children’s data
Australia’s longest-running women’s health study to add children’s data (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research linking two decades of data on Australian women with outcomes for their children will provide an unparalleled insight into child health and development. Professor Gita Mishra from The University of Queensland said the Mothers and their Children’s Health Study (MatCH) would help complete ... Read More »

Frozen embryos more effective than fresh in PCOS
Frozen embryos more effective than fresh in PCOS (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who receive frozen embryos during in vitro fertilisation have safer and more successful pregnancies than those who get fresh embryos, according to the results of a recent collaboration between Penn State College of Medicine and Chinese ... Read More »

Beyond the birth
Beyond the birth (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The pain of childbirth isn’t always confined to labour. For some women, medical complications can cause anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder well before, and after, their child’s birth. Lynne Roberts reveals how her own traumatic birthing experience, led her ... Read More »

‘Gestational Sleep Apnea’: Time To Wake Up to a New Diagnosis
‘Gestational Sleep Apnea’: Time To Wake Up to a New Diagnosis (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Recent studies reveal that approximately one quarter of pregnant women may suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), the recurrent cessation or limitation of normal breathing during sleep. In addition to being the cause of daytime fatigue, the consequences of untreated ... Read More »

 
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