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Teenage Pregnancy

In June 2012, a charity research has revealed that pregnancy is the number one killer of teenage girls worldwide.

Recent research of Pregnancy

  • Sexual childhood abuse raises the chances of high-risk pregnancy.
  • Eating breakfast, fatty diet around conception increases odds of having baby boy
  • Experts have warned pregnant women should abstain from footwear like high heels, ballet pumps and flip flops.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study shows that if more women quit smoking before they became pregnant, it would save infant lives.
  • A report says that hardships faced in childhood may be related to future pregnancy outcomes, in part through their association with smoking during pregnancy and adult socioeconomic position.
  • A review said there has been little progress in understanding the effects of alcohol on foetal development during pregnancy.
  • Taking antidepressants during pregnancy can increase the risk of miscarriage in mums-to-be, according to a new study.
  • Researchers have helped solve the mystery of a unique protein called Pre-implantation Factor - which is produced by healthy embryos to direct embryo attachment and help the mother adapt to pregnancy.
  • Food insecurity, a persons inability to obtain adequate amounts of food due to resource constraints, can lead to greater weight gain and increased complications during a womans pregnancy.
  • Women of childbearing potential should have a serum pregnancy test prior toadministration of VIBATIV.

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Metabolic status prior to pregnancy predicts subsequent gestational diabetes
A new study has suggested that metabolic screening of women before pregnancy could help identify the possibility of developing diabetes in a subsequent pregnancy and help them take preventive steps prior to conception. ANI

Immune response in pregnancy 'can lead to brain dysfunction in child'
A pregnant womans immune response to viral infections may induce subtle neurological changes in the unborn child that can lead to an increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders including schizophrenia and autism. ANI

Mums win hands-down when it comes to naming babies
When it comes to giving babies their names, mothers win hands down, according to a survey. ANI

Metabolic status prior to pregnancy predicts subsequent gestational diabetes
A new study has suggested that metabolic screening of women before pregnancy could help identify the possibility of developing diabetes in a subsequent pregnancy and help them take preventive steps prior to conception. ANI

Immune response in pregnancy 'can lead to brain dysfunction in child'
A pregnant womans immune response to viral infections may induce subtle neurological changes in the unborn child that can lead to an increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders including schizophrenia and autism. ANI

Mariah Carey fuels pregnancy rumors
It seems Mariah Carey is doing every bit to keep her pregnancy rumours under wraps. ANI

Healthy baby born from embryo frozen 20 years ago
A healthy baby has been born from a frozen embryo that is twenty years old, potentially giving women the chance to put off motherhood until their forties or fifties. ANI

Chemicals in mother's blood linked to child's obesity
A team of scientists has revealed that babies whose mothers had relatively high levels of the chemical DDE in their blood were more likely to both grow rapidly during their first 6 months and to have a high body ma*s index (BMI) by 14 months. ANI

Kevin Jonas to become a father?
Kevin Jonas and wife Danielle Deleasa are expecting their first child, according to a new U.S. tabloid report. ANI

Kevin Jonas to become a father?
Kevin Jonas and wife Danielle Deleasa are expecting their first child, according to a new U.S. tabloid report. ANI

Womb transplant offers new hope to infertile women
Infertile women may soon be able to conceive with scientists bringing womb transplant closer to reality. ANI

How to cut the risks in multiple pregnancies
Researchers are investigating how to reduce the risks linked with multiple pregnancies. ANI

IVF breakthrough raises pregnancy chances
A groundbreaking way to measure the health of an embryo and the likelihood of a successful pregnancy through IVF treatment has been developed by the Scientists from the University of Melbourne and Repromed. ANI

US study finds smoking, ADHD link
A new research has found that children exposed to tobacco smoke in their homes suffer higher rates of ADHD and stuttering. ANI

More than a fifth of young Britons think pregnancy lasts a year!
A survey has found that young Britons are totally clueless when it comes to childbirth. ANI

Novel approach offers new insights into causes of pre-eclampsia
Universities of Cambridge and Nottingham have joined hands to come up with a new approach that could offer new insights into the hypertension that frequently blights pregnancy-a condition called pre-eclampsia. ANI

Mechanism that causes high blood pressure uncovered
Brit scientists have discovered a mechanism in the body that causes high blood pressure-a feat that could lead to new treatments for the condition. ANI

Dannii Minogue denies extreme diet claims
New mum Dannii Minogue has brushed away rumours that she lost her baby weight by going on a drastic diet. ANI

Light drinking won't harm your unborn baby, say researchers
A new study has suggested that drinking one or two units of alcohol in a week during pregnancy does not increase the risk of developmental problems in the child. ANI

Maternal influenza vaccination linked to flu protection in infants
Infants whose mothers receive influenza vaccines during pregnancy are less likely to be infected with flu or hospitalised for respiratory illnesses in their first six months of life, suggests a new study. ANI

X-rays may increase childhood leukemia risk
A new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeleys School of Public Health has revealed that diagnostic X-rays may increase the risk of developing childhood leukemia. ANI

Depression during pregnancy ups risk for preterm birth, low birth weight
A new study has found that clinical depression puts pregnant women at increased risk of delivering prematurely and of giving birth to below-normal weight infants. ANI

Filming embryos could double chances of IVF success
A new screening technique can double the chances of IVF success by filming the first 48 hours of an embryos development and pinpoints, which embryos will continue to develop healthily. ANI

Men reach os after vnal intercourse while women with oral sex
Men are more likely to o*s when sex includes v*nal intercourse and women are more likely to o*s when they engage in a variety of sex acts, a new study has revealed. ANI

Taking cue from mom Sarah Palin, Bristol hits public speaking circuit
Bristol Palin seems to be following in the footsteps of her Tea Party mom, Sarah Palin. ANI

Malaysia to expand 'sex education' in schools nationwide to battle plague of abortions
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, has said that the government would extend sex education classes in schools nationwide to deal with the rising rate of abortion in the country. ANI

Short and long sleep ups blood pressure in third trimester of pregnancy
A new study has indicated that getting too little or too much sleep in early pregnancy is associated with elevated blood pressure in the third trimester. ANI

Brit tot named after curry house after spicy dish triggers his birth
A British tot has been named after a curry house after a spicy dish his mom ate helped in speeding up her delivery. ANI

New tool may prevent twin births after IVF
Scientists have developed an important tool to prevent twin birth due to in vitro fertilisation (IVF). ANI

Shaila Misri, M.D. and Shari Lusskin, M.D., Pioneers of Women's Mental Health, Join AbilTo's Board of Advisors
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Maternal diet high in trans fats 'doubles excess body fat risk in babies'
Mothers who consume a diet high in trans fats double the likelihood that their infants will have high levels of body fat, a new University of Georgia study suggests. ANI

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