Pregnancy

Giving birth in 30s may boost healthy aging in women

In a recent study from the Colombia University, researchers find that late maternal age is linked to longer telomere length, a marker of cellular...
Pregnancy health is critical to women’s heart

Pregnancy health is critical to women’s heart

Pregnancy is a big event in a woman’s life. Physical and mental health during pregnancy can have a long-term influence on the woman’s health...

Pregnant women with heart disease should give birth no later than 40 weeks

In a recent paper, researchers find pregnant women with heart disease should give birth at no later than 40 weeks gestation. Heart disease is the...
Inducing labor at 39 weeks could reduces of C-sections rate

Inducing labor at 39 weeks could reduce C-section rate

In a new study, researchers find that inducing labor in healthy first-time mothers in the 39th week of pregnancy helps reduce rates of cesarean...
Assault during pregnancy could lead to pre-term babies

Assault during pregnancy could lead to pre-term babies

In a recent study, researchers find that physical assault during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester, can increase the rates of babies born at...

Blood test could detect gestational diabetes risk in first trimester

In a new study, researchers from NIH find that a blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify...
Healthier body weight

Healthier body weight, healthier pregnancy

A healthy body weight is important for our physical and mental health. For women who plan to get pregnant, a healthy weight is the first...
How to use medications safely during pregnancy

How to use medications safely during pregnancy

During pregnancy, each woman cares for her and her baby’s health. Many of them have health conditions prior to pregnancy, and they still to carefully...
Young moms need healthy lifestyle changes to prevent cancer

Young moms need healthy lifestyle changes to prevent cancer

Becoming a mom can change a woman’s life permanently. Younger moms are more likely to have more challenges. They may struggle with finance, live in...
How depression in pregnancy could affect newborn baby

How depression in pregnancy could affect newborn baby

In a recent study from King's College London, researchers find that depression on pregnant mothers may affect babies while in the womb and lead...

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