prenatal

What genetic testing information to expect when you’re expecting
What genetic testing information to expect when you’re expecting (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The latest research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), published in the European Journal of Human Genetics, has shown a divide in the amount of genetic information they want to receive from their prenatal test. Current practice does not ... Read More »

Childbirth education program dramatically reduces medical interventions at birth
Childbirth education program dramatically reduces medical interventions at birth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research from the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) at Western Sydney University shows antenatal education classes focusing on pain relief techniques dramatically reduce the rate of medical interventions during childbirth, such as epidural use and caesarean section. The research, the first ... Read More »

Mothers-to-be and babies benefit from group prenatal care
Mothers-to-be and babies benefit from group prenatal care (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Group prenatal care can substantially improve health outcomes for both mothers and their infants, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health has found. The paper was published online Dec. 17 in The American Journal of Public ... Read More »

Exposure to Common Flame Retardants May Contribute to Attention Problems in Children
Exposure to Common Flame Retardants May Contribute to Attention Problems in Children (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Prenatal exposure to some flame retardants that have been widely-used in consumer products is associated with attention problems in children ages three through seven, according to a new study by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, within ... Read More »

Pregnancy and postpartum pain
Pregnancy and postpartum pain (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Bond University team has launched an extensive research project involving 60 pregnant women and 120 new mothers to ascertain the effectiveness of SRC Shorts on the management of prenatal and postnatal pain. The aim of the research is to evaluate ... Read More »

Reducing risks for asthmatic mums-to-be
Reducing risks for asthmatic mums-to-be (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women are exposing themselves and their unborn babies to unnecessary risk by stopping their asthma medication without consulting their doctor. Pregnant women suffering from asthma could better manage the condition if additional integrated care involving education and monitoring was ... Read More »

Prevalence of domestic violence in women seeking antenatal care and abortion services
Prevalence of domestic violence in women seeking antenatal care and abortion services (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The prevalence of domestic violence amongst women requesting a termination of pregnancy (TOP) is six times higher than amongst those in antenatal clinics, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This comparative ... Read More »

Gene responsible for multiple intestinal atresia in newborns discovered
Gene responsible for multiple intestinal atresia in newborns discovered (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Physicians and researchers from Sherbrooke, Montreal and Quebec City have conducted a study that has led to the discovery of a gene that causes multiple intestinal atresia (MIA), a rare and life-threatening hereditary disorder that affects newborns. In addition to ... Read More »

7 weeks pregnant: Doctor appointments and health information
7 weeks pregnant: Doctor appointments and health information (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s important to see a doctor in early pregnancy, so that you can work out when you’re due to give birth and ensure you’ve done everything you need to do to get your pregnancy off to a healthy start. Usually ... Read More »

Prenatal inflammation linked to autism risk
Prenatal inflammation linked to autism risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Maternal inflammation during early pregnancy may be related to an increased risk of autism in children, according to new findings supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health. Researchers found this ... Read More »

 
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