|Preventing |premature birth|
About 10 per cent of all pregnancies result in premature birth, exposing the infant to serious complications and sometimes death. If a doctor can prolong the pregnancy by even a week, it can significantly increase the chance of saving the newborn ...
The Nation - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:15
|Infant sound machines could be dangerous to babies' ears|
Many parents of newborns swear by white noise machines as the only thing that can get their infant to sleep for prolonged periods of time. But a new study now suggests that some ambient sound machines specifically marketed for infants may actually ...
Boston.com - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 04:56
|Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Could Be Linked to ADHD|
Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Could Be Linked to ADHD image acetaminophen1 A new study finds a higher risk of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)-like behaviors in kids whose mothers took acetaminophen for prolonged periods ...
Business 2 Community - Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:37
|Epidurals Prolong Labor Longer Than Doctors Previously Thought (STUDY)|
[8 Odd Changes That Happen During Pregnancy]. Current definitions of "normal" labor account for one additional hour for women who have epidurals. This means that women who take longer than that may get a label of "prolonged second stage," and their ...
Huffington Post - Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:07
|Overweight Moms May Have Dangerously Big Babies|
THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy isn't a license to gain weight, say researchers who have found that heavier moms-to-be tend to have fatter babies at greater risk for serious health issues. Bigger babies can pose problems during ...
Philly.com - Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:56
|Common Health Problems In Women|
But, this leads to complications in pregnancy. The one common health problem women have is infertility. The prolonged pregnancy, hormonal deficiencies, unhealthy lifestyle, smoking and alcohol consumption has hampered women's reproduction systems.
BoldSky - Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:48
|The Effect of Asthma on Fertility|
... time to pregnancy (TTP) and that this occurs equally in atopic and nonatopic asthmatic persons. Untreated asthmatics took longer to become pregnant than treated asthmatics (including those on inhaled steroids), but the latter still had a prolonged TTP.
Medscape - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:26
|Ask the Midwife: What is hypnobirthing?|
To deal with fear, overcome anxiety associated with pregnancy and labour, to increase self-confidence and trust in your body's natural ability to give birth, hypnosis techniques can therefore greatly reduce, if not eliminate the fear and tension, which ...
Hinckley Times - Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:07