Wednesday, March 22, 2023


Whether SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy affects a child’s risk for neurodevelopmental disorders?

Study will examine molecular risk factors found in the placenta.

Schizophrenia during pregnancy triples the risk of interpersonal violence

There are many opportunities for health care providers to intervene and prevent harm to these patients.

Nicotine exposure during pregnancy runs three times the risk of sudden infant death

All types of nicotine products should be avoided during pregnancy.

Women with prepregnancy migraine had a greater risk of complications

Migraine history may be marker of pregnancy complications.

Exposure to higher cumulative estrogen may have a lower risk of stroke

The lower risk was found for both ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage.

Male alcohol use has a significant negative influence on IVF outcomes

This particular study highlights the importance of expanding fertility and prepregnancy messaging.

A new way to prevent pregnancy without side effects

Non-hormonal gel proves effective at helping mucus block sperm.

Drinking during pregnancy changes the baby’s brain structure

Unfortunately, many pregnant women are unaware of the influence of alcohol on the fetus during pregnancy.

Study links exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and neurodevelopment in children

Protection of children from air pollutants needs to be started during their mothers.

Autistic people are more vulnerable to depression and anxiety during pregnancy

The results have important implications for supporting autistic people during pregnancy.

Pregnant women are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in dishware and other products

Most chemicals are positively associated with the tobacco biomarker cotinine.

Synthetic mouse embryos grown from stem cells have a brain and beating hearts

A "holy grail" in the development of synthetic embryos.

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