Pregnancy

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life event (divided into three trimesters of 13 weeks each) that entails substantial physiological and psychological adjustments for the mother. Within each trimester, numerous adaptations occur with the end-goal of facilitating the growth of the fetus.

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What are the neuropsychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

What are the neuropsychiatric effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection?

First real-world study shows the effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy

First real-world study shows the effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy

Pregnancy-specific anxiety associated with shorter gestation times and earlier births

Pregnancy-specific anxiety associated with shorter gestation times and earlier births

Novel microfluidic device mimics nutrient exchange between mother and fetus affected by placental malaria

Novel microfluidic device mimics nutrient exchange between mother and fetus affected by placental malaria

Anxiety during pregnancy associated with earlier births

Anxiety during pregnancy associated with earlier births

IVF using frozen embryos may be linked with higher risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

IVF using frozen embryos may be linked with higher risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

Antenatal steroid therapy for pregnant women may improve survival among extremely preterm infants

Antenatal steroid therapy for pregnant women may improve survival among extremely preterm infants

How is air pollution linked to brain alterations?

How is air pollution linked to brain alterations?

What are the effects of heavy metals on the risk of endometriosis in reproductive-age women?

What are the effects of heavy metals on the risk of endometriosis in reproductive-age women?

Cancer survival rate rises in the US

Cancer survival rate rises in the US

Generating a mutation in key molecules could offer new way to prevent and treat gonorrhea

Generating a mutation in key molecules could offer new way to prevent and treat gonorrhea

Shattered dreams and bills in the millions: Losing a baby in America

Shattered dreams and bills in the millions: Losing a baby in America

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden declares the pandemic ‘over’

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Biden declares the pandemic ‘over’

Microplastics detected in placentas, infant feces, breastmilk, and infant formula

Microplastics detected in placentas, infant feces, breastmilk, and infant formula

Medulloblastomas originate much earlier in pregnancy than previously thought and may be preventable

Medulloblastomas originate much earlier in pregnancy than previously thought and may be preventable

Cancer, chemotherapy prior to pregnancy do not increase stillbirth risk in adolescent and young adult women

Cancer, chemotherapy prior to pregnancy do not increase stillbirth risk in adolescent and young adult women

More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, data shows

More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, data shows

Texas, battling teen pregnancy, recasts sex education standards

Texas, battling teen pregnancy, recasts sex education standards

What are the effects of pesticides on neonates' health?

What are the effects of pesticides on neonates' health?

Coronavirus shedding by straw-colored fruit bats in Africa with potential for zoonotic pathogen transmission

Coronavirus shedding by straw-colored fruit bats in Africa with potential for zoonotic pathogen transmission