pregnancy health

Gradual weight gain raises pregnancy blood pressure danger
Gradual weight gain raises pregnancy blood pressure danger (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers are challenging women to start thinking about pre-pregnancy health sooner, with the finding that years of gradual weight gain more than doubles the risk of blood pressure disorders in pregnancy. School of Public Health researcher Akilew Adane said this ... Read More »

Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working
Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A random encounter with a warning sign at a north Eugene grocery store put Gulcan Cil on the trail of research toward her doctoral degree and, now, a newly published paper. The paper, published in the Journal of Health Economics, took a ... 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 »

‘Connect’ links mums-to-be with student midwives
‘Connect’ links mums-to-be with student midwives (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An innovative USC program that provides active support for pregnant women on the Sunshine Coast has been expanded following the University’s introduction of a dedicated Bachelor of Midwifery this year. The University is now offering more places in its Connect ... Read More »

Pilates in first pregnancy
Pilates in first pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study will investigate whether practising Pilates during pregnancy improves the health of expectant mothers. A group of first time mothers-to-be will take part in the research to determine whether undertaking Pilates affects their health and their birthing experiences. ... Read More »

Link between vitamin D in pregnancy and autism
Link between vitamin D in pregnancy and autism (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, University of Queensland researchers have discovered. The discovery provides further evidence of the crucial role vitamin D plays in brain development, said lead researcher Professor Darryl Eyles, ... Read More »

Early periods associated with risk of gestational diabetes
Early periods associated with risk of gestational diabetes (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The age at which girls start menstruating could flag a later risk of diabetes during pregnancy, according to a University of Queensland study. UQ School of Public Health researchers analysed data from more than 4700 women from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health and ... Read More »

New drug to ease C-Section trauma
New drug to ease C-Section trauma (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers from the College of Medicine and Dentistry may have found a way to reduce trauma and prevent infections after Caesarean births. Caesarean delivery rates are increasing worldwide and around a third of all mothers in Australia, ... Read More »

Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group
Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you interested in the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy? Do you want to have a say in improving diagnosis and treatment for people and families living with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Would you like to join a national ... Read More »

Cervical length the key to preventing premature birth
Cervical length the key to preventing premature birth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A team of researchers from The University of Western Australia says that measuring the length of a woman’s cervix at mid-pregnancy can help decrease the chance of preterm birth. A short cervical length in mid-pregnancy can dramatically increase the risk ... Read More »

 
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