When women in India find out they are pregnant with girls, prenatal
care changes for the worse, according to research from the University of
California and Michigan State University.
Researchers recently published a study in the journal BJOG
on the effect of maternal asthma on the neonate. The study addressed congenital
malformations, hospitalization risk and perinatal mortality.
Researchers from the University of Washington recently published a study in the journal BJOG comparing intravenous (IV) and intramuscular (IM) magnesium sulfate treatment in pregnant women with eclampsia.
Researchers from Wenzhou Medical College in China recently published
a report on the status of neonatal iron deficiency in newborns born to
mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
Local hemostatic agents (LHA) may prevent blood loss associated with
postpartum hemorrhage, in some cases, claim researchers from Bogota,
Ureteroscopy is a treatment option for women with ureteral stones.
Researchers from the Department of Urology at the University of Dicle in
Turkey recently studied the effect of ureteroscopy on pregnancy,
specifically looking for pregnancy and fetal complications.
According to the study, only 50% of women stop smoking during
pregnancy and of those, less than 35% maintain a smoke-free environment
four years after birth.
Parenteral therapy bypasses the gastrointestinal system and hits the
circulatory system directly. Researchers from the Yokohama City
University Medical Center have attempted to find risk factors that could
predict therapy resistance in tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA).
Researchers published a study in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. The study focused on a possible link between maternal depression, inflammation and pregnancy complications.
A birth cohort study of more than 180,000 children in China shows a
modest connection between non-medical C-sections and childhood obesity.
The study was published in the journal Pediatric Obesity.
According to researchers from Arizona State University, avoiding
pregnancy is extremely important among young men and women of all ethnic
backgrounds, but some races are more emotionally affected by the idea
of unplanned pregnancy.
In healthy human tissues, cell-cell fusion is uncommon, but this
fusion is necessary for placental development during pregnancy.
Researchers have long searched for some idea or indication explaining
how the body promotes cell-cell fusion during pregnancy.
The majority of participants in a recent study in Nepal claimed two
children was the ideal number (73%), but more than half of the women
continue to have children beyond the second child.
Use of SSRIs during pregnancy to treat maternal depression has been
shown to positively impact maternal quality of life during pregnancy and
postpartum period, in previous studies.
Tdap is the abreviated name for the
tetanus-diptheria-acellular-pertussis vaccination. Guidelines for the
vaccination of pregnant women have changed on the heels of the 2012 Tdap
outbreak that included nearly 100% of the US states and Washington, DC.
Researchers from The Academic Medical Center in The Netherlands
recently reviewed interclinic variations of natural conception in
subfertile couples using pooled and cohort data. The review was
published in the journal Human Reproduction.
Researchers from Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research in
Australia recently published an in-vitro study that could hold the key
to increasing implantation success rates. The study was published in the
journal Human Reproduction.
Serum triglyceride levels
increase during pregnancy. In some cases, serum triglyceride can reach
unsafe levels. The condition is called hypertriglyceridemia.
Researchers in Sweden recently published a study in the journal
Midwifery showing older men are less likely to have a positive
experience during pregnancy and childbirth than younger men.
Sucrose is used in a medical setting as an alternative means of pain
relief or prevention infants. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick
Children in Toronto recently reviewed various clinical databases for
studies on sucrose use.
According to a new research study, patients treated with primary-care
programs for 12 months after birth report improvements in postpartum
depression, compared to women who do not take part in such care
Researchers from Denmark recently published a study into the
drug Ondansetron, typically prescribed for pregnancy nausea and
vomiting. The study used data collected by Denmark registries to review
more than 600,000 singleton births.
According to a new study published in the American Journal of Human
Biology, the observance of Ramadan in the Muslim faith has a negative
effect on the fetus that could cause medical issues later in life.
Limiting alcohol exposure during pregnancy is an important part of
pregnancy educational goals. Recent studies have proven multi-session
programs work to reduce overall AEP occurrences, but attending multiple
sessions is not always a viable option for pregnant women.
Researchers from the University of Tokyo recently published a study
in the journal Biological Research for Nursing on the possible
connection between folic acid intake and oxidized LDL (low-density
Activity restriction during pregnancy may increase the risk of bone
fractures, according to a study published in the journal Biological
Research for Nursing.
According to a team of researchers in the tropics, infant deaths
associated with malaria may be preventable. When a pregnant woman
contracts malaria, blood vessels to the placenta do not develop
correctly and cannot provide adequate blood flow to the fetus.
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) have published the results of a breastfeeding survey in the
journal Pediatrics. Breastfeeding mothers, nearly 1,200 in all, were
followed for a period of one year.
Researchers from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education
and Research in India recently published a study on the impact of
household air pollution on stillbirth rates in India. The study was
published in the journal Environmental Research.
Researchers from the Kuopio University Hospital in Finland recently
published a study in the journal PLoS One, discussing the possibility of
predicting epilepsy risk in newborns based on umbilical cord length.