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: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

Study shows family history can predict preterm birth

Study shows family history can predict preterm birth

Pregnant women with COVID-19 have low risk of developing severe symptoms

Pregnant women with COVID-19 have low risk of developing severe symptoms

Countries worldwide should promote good nutrition for school-aged children

Countries worldwide should promote good nutrition for school-aged children

SARS-CoV-2 is not associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes

SARS-CoV-2 is not associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes

AI can help recognize individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia based on facial images

AI can help recognize individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia based on facial images

COVID-19 during pregnancy can cause placental inflammation and impaired immunity

COVID-19 during pregnancy can cause placental inflammation and impaired immunity

Noninvasive, self-administered digital tool helps assess risk for preterm delivery

Noninvasive, self-administered digital tool helps assess risk for preterm delivery

Psychological assessment needed for pregnant women to reduce stress during COVID-19

Psychological assessment needed for pregnant women to reduce stress during COVID-19

Lower choline in pregnant Black American women linked to higher levels of stress hormone

Lower choline in pregnant Black American women linked to higher levels of stress hormone

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Care pathways for pregnant women with COVID‐19

Care pathways for pregnant women with COVID‐19

Women with kidney failure have low rates of contraceptive use, research finds

Women with kidney failure have low rates of contraceptive use, research finds

New prediction model may make it easier to find which infants will develop NAS

New prediction model may make it easier to find which infants will develop NAS

Exposure to air pollution during fetal period, early life linked with higher blood pressure

Exposure to air pollution during fetal period, early life linked with higher blood pressure

Study identifies genetic risk for fatal blood clots in IBD patients

Study identifies genetic risk for fatal blood clots in IBD patients

Lowest risk for autism associated with mid-levels of immune marker measured at birth

Lowest risk for autism associated with mid-levels of immune marker measured at birth

Strenuous jobs increase the likelihood of having a baby with fetal macrosomia

Strenuous jobs increase the likelihood of having a baby with fetal macrosomia

Babies can acquire allergies from their mothers in the womb

Babies can acquire allergies from their mothers in the womb