Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe number of mothers passing the HIV virus to their babies has fallen to a new record low in the UK and Ireland thanks to the very high take-up of antenatal HIV screening and treatment which...
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTErythroblastosis fetalis is a potentially fatal condition. Learn about the signs and symptoms, causes, and treatments with this article.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTThe development of the embryo during pregnancy is one of the most complex processes in life.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from Denmark have found that there may be a link between maternal vitamin D levels and the risk of multiple sclerosis in offspring.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:00:00 PSTMitochondria carrying disease-causing mutations have, in human eggs, been replaced with healthy donor mitochondria in a small proof-of-principle study published online in Nature.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat is the birth control pill and what is an IUD? Learn about things to consider when choosing between the two and other contraception options.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTSome studies have indicated that influenza during pregnancy may increase the risk of autism in children, but a new study shows this may not be the case.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTCDC researchers in collaboration with researchers from the United States and Brazil investigated the first series of infants with laboratory evidence of congenital Zika virus infection documented...
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTExpectant mothers who lie flat on their back in the third trimester of pregnancy may be at greater risk of stillbirth, new research finds.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research examines the link between the age that mothers have their last baby and cognitive ability, memory, and executive function later in life.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTTwo new studies find many mothers feel negative emotions about their choice of infant feeding method, particularly if they are formula-feeding.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research examines the link between maternal age at first childbirth, the number of times mothers have been pregnant, and longevity.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearch led by the University of Adelaide has found that women whose babies are conceived in winter are more likely to develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy, increasing a range of risk...
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new mouse study suggests maternal gut bacteria may explain why prenatal stress leads to lifelong anxiety and cognitive problems in offspring.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:00:00 PSTFor the first time, researchers have shown that the level of blood sugar measured in the first trimester of pregnancy may be associated with the risk of delivering a baby with congenital heart...
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTCompared with vaginally-delivered children, those born by Cesarean section had a 1.4 times greater odds of becoming overweight or obese in childhood.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhy might some pregnancies need to be induced and how is this achieved? Learn about the natural ways that may be used to induce labour.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study of more than 100 pregnant women pinpoints the abnormal buildup of mineral-protein clusters in amniotic fluid (AF) as a potential culprit in premature birth.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTFetal alcohol spectrum disorders include physical and mental disabilities. New research finds a way to predict the extent of the damage at an early stage.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTPregnant Northern Irish women do not get enough iodine through their diet and do not know enough about how to address their deficiency, according to preliminary research presented at the Society...
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study examines whether common thyroid medication benefits pregnant women with mild hypothyroidism and their newly born infants.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA drug that reduces inflammation has the potential to prevent pre-term birth before symptoms even have a chance to appear.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTZika infection in pregnancy can cause microcephaly. A new study found an antibody called ZIKV-177 protected pregnant mice and their fetuses against Zika.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe latest developments in prenatal technology conceived by scientists at the Wayne State University School of Medicine that make it possible to test for genetic disorders a little more than one...
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe risk of type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders may be higher for children born to mothers who had low levels of vitamin B12 in pregnancy.