All the women out there planning for a baby, here is a useful piece of information.
A human body can bear only up to 45 Del (unit) of pain but at the time of giving birth, a woman feels up to 57 Del of pain.
A new study revealed that prenatal exposure to a universal household chemical can increase a child's risk for developing eczema.
A new research has revealed that men, who smoke, pass on their DNA to their children, raising the risk of cancer in them. The father's DNA, which is harmed by smoking, is inherited by his children, raising the risk of children developing cancer at a young age. The risk is particularly of contracting leukaemia, warn researchers at the University of Bradford according to Mail Online.
A 2009 data from Office of National Statistics reveal that twin and triplet babies are five times more likely to die before their first birthday when compared to single born babies. According to the statistics, out of 706,248 live births, 3,180 single born babies were reported dead before one year, which counts to an average 4.5 deaths per 1,000 births. In case of multiple births, there were reportedly 20.4 deaths per 1,000 live births.
Children born by mothers who have of consumed between 1 and 6 alcohol units per week are just as intelligent and well-developed as children of abstaining mothers. Mothers who have been drinking 5 or more drinks on a single occasion a limited number of times before realizing that they were pregnant may also breathe a sigh of relief; their children have not been harmed.
Cigarette smoking among drug dependent pregnant women is alarmingly high, estimated at 77 to 99%. Programs that treat pregnant patients for substance use disorders often fail to address cigarette smoking despite the clear risks to both mother and child, including ectopic pregnancy, spontaneous abortion, preterm delivery, low birth weight, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. However, programs to help people quit smoking do not seem to interfere with drug abuse treatment, and may actually improve dr...
(Edmonton) Teen mothers are far more likely to suffer abuse and postpartum depression than older moms, according to a study of Canadian women's maternity experiences by a University of Alberta researcher.
A recent study claims that women who have undergone a liver-transplant surgery are likelier to have successful pregnancies. ...
Studies and surveys have shown that the age at which girls attain puberty is coming down every year. Presently, the average age of attaining puberty in girls is 10 years and scientists say that the reason could be stress of family breakdown.
There is no need to cut down the number of cigarettes or drinks that you intake every day, if you are a man scared of losing fertility. A new study claims that men with unhealthy lifestyles are likely as fertile as men who live more sensibly. ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—It seems logical that programs to screen and manage depression in pregnant, HIV-positive Medicaid patients should already be in place, but they aren't.
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition last week suggests that women who do not consume enough folic acid during pregnancy could have babies born with autism. ...
African-American and Latino children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy are more likely to suffer from acute asthma symptoms in their teens than asthma sufferers whose mothers did not smoke, according to a new study led by a research team at UCSF.
A study in Britain has revealed that an alrming 70% of women have unprotected sex with strange men raising concerns over spread of sexually tranmitted diseases.