Tag: "motherhood" at biology news
Report that delayed motherhood decreases life expectancy of mouse offspring
...team of Spanish scientists indicating that delayed motherhood
in mice results in shorter life expectancy and red...tential negative effects on offspring from delayed motherhood
have been only anecdotal. In what the editors of Biology of Reproduction feel will be a controversi...
Ultrasounds show mothers' drinking shrinks fetal brain
...rinkers who quit after learning of their impending motherhood
to those among women who continued to drink. Within the heavy drinking group, the ultrasounds revealed that fetuses of the continuing drinkers had a smaller ratio of head-to-abdominal circumference, which indicates reduced skull growth. They also h...
100 percent of pregnant women have at least one kind of pesticide in their placenta
...ional level, higher workplace exposure, first-time motherhood
and lower weight in babies. "Serious effects on the baby" According to María José López, "we do not really know the consequences of exposure to disruptive pesticides in children, but we can predict that they may have serious effects, since th...