Tag: pregnancy

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…

Meghan Markle may have revealed first child’s due date

London: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, during the couple's visit to the town of Birkenhead on Monday, told the crowd…

Jessica Simpson needs ‘help’ dealing with this pregnancy condition

Washington: American singer Jessica Simpson is having a tough pregnancy. The 38-year-old singer, who is all geared up to welcome…

Malaria vaccine found safe in early clinical trial

London: A vaccine developed with the aim of protecting against pregnancy-associated malaria was found safe in an early clinical trial.…

Morning women more likely to become pregnant than ‘night owls’: Study

London: Planning motherhood? Becoming a morning person could make it easier to conceive than for night owls, says a study.…

Here’s why Meghan will not deliver her baby at same hospital as Kate

Washington: It seems that Lindo Wing is off the charts for Harry and Meghan when it comes to the birth…

High blood sugar during pregnancy associated with congenital heart defect

Washington: A study has observed that maternal diabetes can lead to fetal heart development of the child. Congenital heart disease…

Mothers have higher risk of heart disease, stroke

Washington: Though motherhood is the most divine feeling for every woman, women who have given birth have greater chance of…

Breastfeeding for more than 6 months leads to smaller waist circumference

Washington: Turns out, breastfeeding for more than six months is independently associated with smaller waist circumference in the decade after…

Dietary, lifestyle interventions beneficial before pregnancy

Washington: According to a new research, dietary and lifestyle interventions are important for overweight and obese women before their pregnancy.…

Vitamin C may offset effects of maternal smoking on baby

New York: Although smoking during pregnancy is reported to have an adverse effect on foetus health, a new study shows…