Tag: pregnancy

Painkillers in pregnancy won’t cause asthma in kids

London: Taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for increase in the risk of asthma in children,…

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of sudden infant death: Study

Washington: Mothers, take note! According to a new study, mothers who smoke before and during pregnancy contribute to the risk…

Childbirth at 50 could be safe: Study

Jerusalem:It is as safe to give birth at the age of 50 as at 40 and it would not endanger…

50-year-old grandmother gives birth to baby boy

Washington: Michele Hall, proud grandmother of two youngsters, got the surprise of her life in October when she learned that…

Pregnancy soon after stillbirth safe: Lancet

Sydney: Conceiving within a year of stillbirth is not associated with increased risk of pregnancy loss, preterm birth, or any…

Maternal delivery complications higher during night, weekends: Study

New York: Women who deliver babies during night time, weekends and even on holidays are more likely to face complications,…

Prenatal plastic chemical exposure can affect kids’ motor skills

New York: Using personal care products like moisturisers and lipstick - rich in toxic plastic chemical - during pregnancy can…

Gallbladder removal during pregnancy ups risk of preterm delivery

New York:Getting the gallbladder removed during pregnancy may increase the risk of preterm delivery and hospital re-admissions among others, researchers…

Dengue virus infection may cause severe outcomes following Zika virus infection during pregnancy

Washington: It turns out that women who have previously been infected with dengue virus may be at greater risk for…

Woman carries dying baby to term to donate her organs

Washington: Krysta Davis was 18 weeks pregnant when she was told that the baby she was carrying had an abnormality.…

Positive thinking during pregnancy could help children’s ability in mathematics and science

Washington: A new study now sees researchers examining a parental personality attribute known as the ‘locus of control’. This is…

Nicotine addiction while pregnant alters genes: Study

Washington: The Akay Lab biomedical research team at the University of Houston has reported in the journal Nature Scientific Reports…

DiabetOmics launches Lumella, first-of-its-kind, rapid, point-of-care test for preeclampsia assessment

New Delhi: Preeclampsia, characterized as a hypertensive disorder, is an undesirable complication in pregnancy and can affect both the mother…

Chemical exposure during pregnancy can affect childs’ lungs

London: Would be mothers who are exposed to toxic chemicals during pregnancy could increase the risk of decreased lung functioning…

Genetic testing improves diagnosis of developmental disorders during pregnancy: Study

Washington: The health of a child, during the course of any pregnancy, is a source of worry for to-be parents.…

Pregnancy can raise risk of heart disease: Study

Beijing: Women who have given birth have a higher chance of developing heart disease and strokes than those who are…

Pregnancy can raise risk of heart disease: Study

Beijing: Women who have given birth have a higher chance of developing heart disease and strokes than those who are…

Placenta helps keep baby healthy during pregnancy complications: Study

Washington: Placenta regulates how much of oxygen and nutrients need to be transported to babies during challenging pregnancies, and is…

Sleeping for long hours during pregnancy linked to stillbirths

New York: Sleeping more than nine hours per night during pregnancy may be associated with late stillbirth, suggests a new…

Does counseling help obese pregnant women manage extra kilos?

Washington: Excessive weight gain during pregnancy is a cause of worry for both mother and child. A study was conducted…