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How ADHD affects pregnancy outcomes in women and their babies
How ADHD affects pregnancy outcomes in women and their babies (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women on medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should not stop treatment without consulting a doctor, say the authors of a new study examining pregnancy outcomes among women treated with ADHD medications. Published in CNS Drugs the study of ... Read More »

Child’s health linked to delivery style
Child’s health linked to delivery style (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

For the first time, a team of leading international researchers have found significant links between medical interventions used in the birthing process, such as caesarean section and induction, and a child’s long-term health. The findings, published in the Wiley journal ... Read More »

Sugary drinks during pregnancy increase asthma risk for children
Sugary drinks during pregnancy increase asthma risk for children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children between the ages of seven and nine may be at greater risk for developing asthma if they consumed high amounts of fructose in early childhood or their mothers drank a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages while pregnant, according to new ... Read More »

Streamlined genetic tests and respiratory risks for premature babies
Streamlined genetic tests and respiratory risks for premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Streamlined genetic testing for women diagnosed with cancer and strategies to improve outcomes for premature babies in Australia were the subjects of the fifth Professorial Inaugural Lectures at UNSW. As demand for genetic counseling skyrockets, UNSW researchers are leading a nationwide program ... Read More »

Women want support managing their weight during pregnancy
Women want support managing their weight during pregnancy (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian women want their healthcare providers to actively advise them about weight management during and after pregnancy, a Monash University study reveals. Published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, the Public Health and Preventive Medicine study identifies a gap in service ... Read More »

Hormones linked to onset of menopause not associated with chances of conception
Hormones linked to onset of menopause not associated with chances of conception (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Tests that estimate ovarian reserve, or the number of a woman’s remaining eggs, before menopause, do not appear to predict short-term chances of conception, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study of women with no history of infertility. The ... Read More »

Too Much Stress for the Mother Affects the Baby
Too Much Stress for the Mother Affects the Baby (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If the mother is stressed over a longer period of time during pregnancy, the concentration of stress hormones in amniotic fluid rises, as proven by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Zurich. Short-term stress situations, however, do ... 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 »

Women planning pregnancy urged to consider BMI
Women planning pregnancy urged to consider BMI (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women are being encouraged to ensure their body mass index (BMI) is within a healthy range before pregnancy to ensure the best outcomes for their babies. A new study by University of Queensland researchers has shown that BMI prior to conception could ... Read More »

Sexual activity causes immune system changes that increase chances of conception
Sexual activity causes immune system changes that increase chances of conception (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research from Indiana University has found that sexual activity triggers physiological changes in the body that increase a woman’s chances of getting pregnant, even outside the window of ovulation. The results could eventually influence recommendations regarding how often to engage ... Read More »

 
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