If a pregnancy ends with a stillbirth, the woman is more likely to suffer another stillbirth in the future, according to new research published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
A recent study published in Pediatrics links omega 3 fatty acids to infant health. According to the study but researchers at Emory University, DHA and other sources of omega 3 fatty acids, lessen the risk of infant illness.
Preeclampsia, or pregnancy-induced hypertension, is a life-threatening medical condition that happens during the second half of the pregnancy. The major signs of preeclampsia are high blood pressure and protein in the urine.
If you develop shingles while you are pregnant, your baby will not be
affected. This is because your body already contains the necessary
antibodies to protect your baby from the virus.
Environmental factors are a cause of male infertility. The most common environmental factors include use of toxic substances for work, smoking, heavy alcohol use, drug abuse, use of prescription medications for either ulcers or psoriasis, heat exposure to the testes or DES exposure.
The number one risk factor for infertility in women is a woman's age. After the age of 40, a woman's fertility chances decrease from 90% fertility to 67% fertility. After 45 years of age, that number plummets to 15% fertility.
Scientists have long been debating the link between birth weight and
coronary artery disease. Some studies have linked the two events clearly
while others negate the original link all together.
Pregnancy is quite a crucial time for mother as well as growing baby.
It's well known fact that mothers during this time should be taken well
care of, physically as well mentally, for if this is not done, it can
adversely affect the health of the unborn child.
Women’s health covers a wide spectrum. There are many health conditions which affect both men and women, though a number of health issues are more prevalent and affect only women.
What are the risk factors for becoming infected with toxoplasmosis?