Pregnancy

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life event (divided into three trimesters of 13 weeks each) that entails substantial physiological and psychological adjustments for the mother. Within each trimester, numerous adaptations occur with the end-goal of facilitating the growth of the fetus.

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Study: Only 48% of Colorado clinicians provide accurate, unbiased information on abortion

Study: Only 48% of Colorado clinicians provide accurate, unbiased information on abortion

Survey reveals impact of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination in the UK

Survey reveals impact of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination in the UK

States aim to chip away at abortion rights with Supreme Court in mind

States aim to chip away at abortion rights with Supreme Court in mind

Loss of functions in the PLD1 gene causes congenital heart disease

Loss of functions in the PLD1 gene causes congenital heart disease

Extreme rainfall associated with climate change in Amazonia causes adverse birth outcomes

Extreme rainfall associated with climate change in Amazonia causes adverse birth outcomes

Researchers to conduct large meta-analysis of fetomaternal complications in COVID-19

Researchers to conduct large meta-analysis of fetomaternal complications in COVID-19

Researchers develop an electroceutical for preterm labor detection and treatment

Researchers develop an electroceutical for preterm labor detection and treatment

Sheep model may help address fertility problems in women

Sheep model may help address fertility problems in women

New rapid diagnostic tests can differentiate between COVID-19 variants and multiple viruses

New rapid diagnostic tests can differentiate between COVID-19 variants and multiple viruses

Study: COVID-19 infection in pregnancy does not increase risk of stillbirth or neonatal death

Study: COVID-19 infection in pregnancy does not increase risk of stillbirth or neonatal death

Protective COVID-19 antibodies can transfer from mothers to babies in the womb

Protective COVID-19 antibodies can transfer from mothers to babies in the womb

Study illuminates the role of HAND2 gene in timing of human labor

Study illuminates the role of HAND2 gene in timing of human labor

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

Eating low-quality diet during pregnancy is linked to late-childhood obesity

Eating low-quality diet during pregnancy is linked to late-childhood obesity

Uninherited genetic mutations can cause spina bifida

Uninherited genetic mutations can cause spina bifida

Adequate spacing between births can reduce stunting in children

Adequate spacing between births can reduce stunting in children

Using complementary disinfection strategies to make swimming pools safer

Using complementary disinfection strategies to make swimming pools safer

New method uses DNA biomarkers to flag prenatal environmental exposures in children

New method uses DNA biomarkers to flag prenatal environmental exposures in children

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

New study explores the effect of COVID-19 on motherhood

New study explores the effect of COVID-19 on motherhood