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Vertical drugs can protect the child from the dangers of intramayotic infections

Vertical drugs can protect the child from the dangers of intramayotic infections

Tissue infections or inflammations can be hazardous to both mother and baby. The infection could often lead to premature childbirth with a high risk...
Vegetable and fish diet linked to lower high blood pressure risk in pregnancy

Vegetable and fish diet linked to lower high blood pressure risk in pregnancy

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects around 1 in 10 pregnancies. There are different types of hypertensive disorders that occur during pregnancy....
Heart disease risk begins in the womb, study

Heart disease risk begins in the womb, study

Heart disease is the leading cause of death today, killing 17.7 million people a year. Our genes also interact with traditional lifestyle risk factors, such as...
Some pregnant women don’t believe cannabis is harmful to their fetus

Some pregnant women don’t believe cannabis is harmful to their fetus

Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug among general and pregnant populations. Despite recommendations to abstain from cannabis use, its use is increasing...
If a woman gains excessive weight during pregnancy, it could lead to gestational diabetes, an increased risk of cesarean section or excessive birth weight of the newborn. (Image: gpointstudio / istockphotos)

Weight gain difficult to influence through lifestyle counseling

Weigh gain during pregnancy could pose a problem for both the mother and child. It could even lead to gestational diabetes, an increased risk of...
Giving birth associated with 14 percent higher risk of heart disease and stroke

Giving birth associated with 14 percent higher risk of heart disease and stroke

It's well known that the heart works harder amid pregnancy to address the issues of the mother and baby. Be that as it may,...
Pregnancy losses lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Pregnancy losses lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women in every major developed country and most emerging economies. Approximately 28,000 women die from...
Studying mini placentas could help understand the real things

Mini-placentas could provide a model for early pregnancy

The placenta is absolutely essential for supporting the baby as it grows inside the mother. When it doesn’t function properly, it can result in...
High blood pressure in pregnancy linked to mother's heart function

High blood pressure in pregnancy linked to mother’s heart function

The examination, drove by Imperial College London and analysts from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge, additionally recommend pregnant women who develop blood pressure...

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