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Intrahepatic Cholestatis In Pregnant Women

The rate at which liver diseases are increasing in pregnant women is alarmingly high, and becoming a matter of concern.

Discrimination During Pregnancy Linked to Infant Brain Connectivity

Pregnant women's experiences of discrimination and acculturation can impact the brain circuitry of their infants, independent of general stress and depression, according to a recent study by Yale and Columbia University. The research, published in Neuropsychopharmacology, examined 165 pregnant individuals and conducted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on 38 infants after birth. The findings suggest that discrimination and acculturation have distinct effects on brain connectivity, particularly weakening connectivity between the amygdala and prefrontal cortex in infants whose parents experienced discrimination during pregnancy.

Higher Risk of Miscarriage or Stillbirth leads to Job Loss

Is Miscarriage or still births related to job loss? Yes, a new study published in Human Reproduction has uncovered this relation. While the findings point to an association, the study refrains from making claims about causation.

One pregnant woman or new-born dies every 7 seconds

Global progress in reducing the premature deaths of pregnant women, mothers and babies, has flatlined for eight years because of decreasing investments in maternal and newborn health, according to UN World Health Organization (WHO) report, published on May 9.

Wildfire Exposed Women Give Birth Early

Pregnant women exposed to wildfire smoke are likely to give birth early, which has heightened the risk during pregnancy, according to a new study...

Int’l bodies support Covid-19 Vaccine in pregnancy: Expert

With Covid-19 vaccines made available to a wider section of the population, concerns are raised whether pregnant and lactating women can take the vaccine....

More pregnancy speed up aging in women

The number of times a woman becomes pregnant may lead to her more aging, according to a latest study by a group of scientists....

Increased risk among pregnant women during Covid-19

The Pan American Health Organization(PAHO) has called on countries in the Americas to step up efforts to ensure access to prenatal care services for...

Corona increase risk of depression in Moms

Pregnant women and new moms already have many issues in the perinatal period. With covid pandemic gripping the whole world, they are a higher...