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Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today

Pregnancy is a very important and exciting time. Ob-gyn doctors provide care and support throughout pregnancy that includes care and screenings before pregnancy, complete prenatal care for mom and baby, prenatal screening and ultrasound, nutritional couns

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Risk factors for diabetes: Type 1, type 2, and gestational

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:00:00 PDT

One in four people with diabetes do not know that they have the disease, so what are the risk factors for diabetes and how should the risk be managed?

High-fructose diet during and after pregnancy can cause a fatty liver in offspring

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A diet high in fructose-containing sugars eaten during pregnancy or while breastfeeding can cause offspring to have a fatty liver, increasing their chances of developing obesity or type 2 diabetes.

Low-cost drug reduces death due to bleeding in women with post-partum haemorrhage

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Tranexamic acid - an inexpensive and widely available drug - could reduce maternal deaths among women with severe bleeding after child birth, according to a global trial of 20,000 women in 21...

Unique womb-like device could reduce mortality and disability for extremely premature babies

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns...

Geophagy: Eating soil could harm babies

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Up to 80% of people in Africa, especially women, regularly eat clayey soil - this habit is known as geophagy.

Altered immune cells may both contribute to preeclampsia and offer new hope for treatment

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Though the exact cascade of events leading to preeclampsia is unknown, reduced blood flow to the placenta (placental ischemia) is commonly thought to be a factor that contributes to the development...

Your mother's diet may influence your liver's health

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Obesity is a known risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The latest study shows that an expectant mother's diet might also be a risk factor.

Antidepressant use during pregnancy not associated with increased risk of autism, ADHD in children

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Two studies published by JAMA examine the risk of autism and other adverse birth outcomes among women who use antidepressants during pregnancy.

Psoriasis and pregnancy: Effects, symptoms changes, and treatments

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

How does pregnancy affect psoriasis? How might symptoms change during pregnancy, will the baby be affected, and what are the suggested treatments?

Miniature 'womb lining' grown in lab could reveal secrets of menstrual cycle and early pregnancy

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have succeeded in growing miniature functional models of the lining of the womb (uterus) in culture.

Vaginal cysts: Lump types, symptoms, and treatment

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Cysts are usually harmless and often go unnoticed. While their growth is difficult to prevent, there are a variety of ways to treat them. Learn more.

Call to phase out lead bullets at shooting ranges

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Lead released when people fire weapons at shooting ranges creates such a health risk that lead bullets should be phased out, according to new research.

Is early pregnancy BMI associated with increased risk of childhood epilepsy?

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Increased risk for childhood epilepsy was associated with maternal overweight or obesity in early pregnancy in a study of babies born in Sweden, according to a study published online by JAMA...

Progesterone and bisexuality: Is there a link?

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Giving progesterone to prevent miscarriage could influence baby's sexual orientation in later life.

Maternal pertussis vaccination reduces risk for newborns by more than 90 percent

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Among infants of women who received the Tdap pertussis booster vaccine during pregnancy, the risk of contracting pertussis was reduced by an estimated 91 percent during the first two months of life...

Technique for 'three-parent baby' revealed

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Details of a pioneering IVF technique using mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) have been revealed, giving hope to those families with inheritable mitochondrial disorders that they may be able...

Technology to screen embryos before implantation falls short

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT

The healthy development of an embryo created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) depends on whether most, if not all, of the cells have the proper number of chromosomes.

Very premature babies benefit most from corticosteroids before birth

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Giving corticosteroid drugs to mothers at risk of preterm delivery - from as early as 23 weeks of pregnancy - is associated with a lower rate of death and serious illness for their babies, finds a...

Birth control pills may protect against some cancers for decades

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New study finds that women who take oral contraceptives may be at lower risk of some cancer types - including cervical cancer - for at least 30 years.

Surviving cancer may increase risk of birth complications

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDT

As more people survive cancer, research into later life effects are increasing. A new study looks at the impact on preterm birth and cesarian sections.

New medicine to prevent mothers dying in childbirth succeeds in first trial in humans

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT

The Monash University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) has announced positive results from a first-in-human study of a new, inhaled form of a medicine that could significantly reduce...

How and when to take a pregnancy test

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Whether used at home or in a doctor's office, find out what pregnancy tests are available, how to use them accurately, and what the results mean.

Women, particularly minorities, do not meet nutrition guidelines shortly before pregnancy

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Black, Hispanic and less-educated women consume a less nutritious diet than their well-educated, white counterparts in the weeks leading up to their first pregnancy, according to the only...

25 million U.S. women lack access to infertility services, Pitt study shows

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research from the University of Pittsburgh shows that nearly 40 percent of reproductive-aged women in the United States - approximately 25 million - have limited or no nearby access to assisted...

Low levels of 'anti-anxiety' hormone linked to postpartum depression

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In a small-scale study of women with previously diagnosed mood disorders, Johns Hopkins researchers report that lower levels of the hormone allopregnanolone in the second trimester of pregnancy...