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Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says
...bout how their own mood-disturbance may harm their unborn
babys sleeping habits, development and emotional health may want to consider psychological treatment, OConnor said. Several evidence-based therapies exist, and unlike medication, none of them are suspect in the least for causing adverse effects to ba...
Toxoplasmosis infection trick revealed by scientists
...s. But for those with weakened immune systems, and unborn
babies, toxoplasmosis can cause very serious health problems....
A revolution in the monitoring of unborn babies
...of a mobile phone, which could save the life of an unborn
child, has been developed by scientists from The U...ets doctors read signals produced naturally by the unborn
baby’s heart. They can then intervene if necessary and potentially save their lives. The fetal m...
Parental genes do what's best for baby
... and paternal genes compete for supremacy in their unborn
offspring fails to answer some important questions relating to child development. In fact, rather than a parental power struggle, the researchers suggest that certain offspring characteristics can only be explained by their theory of genetic coope...
Solvent exposure linked to birth defects in babies of male painters
Men who paint for a living may be placing their unborn
children at increased risk of birth defects and low birth weight. A study of construction workers in the Netherlands, conducted in part by the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, links low birth weight and birth defects to paternal, airborne...
Congenital rubella syndrome nearly eradicated in the US
...mission of rubella from expectant mothers to their unborn
babies. "Effectively, congenital rubella syndrome has been nearly eradicated from the United States," according to the statement. There were fewer than 10 cases or rubella reported in the U.S. last year and in the past 5 years there have only been ...
Prenatal exposure to marine toxin causes lasting damage
...fore, imply that the toxin might negatively affect unborn
children at levels that do not cause symptoms in expectant mothers, said Levin. While the researchers note that eating seafood offers significant health benefits, they said their findings suggest that the current threshold of toxin at which affected ...
Pregnant women at higher risk for HIV, Uganda study finds
...alth problem, both for the mother and possibly her unborn
infant," said the study's lead author Ronald Gray, MD, the Robertson Professor of Reproductive Epidemiology in the Bloomberg School's Department of Population and Family Health Sciences. "We believe that it would be prudent to warn women of this pote...
OHSU research shows vitamin C counteracts some negative impacts of smoking on unborn babies
... to counteract some negative impacts of smoking in unborn
babies. The research may benefit thousands of babi... the placenta where it interacts with cells in the unborn
infant's developing lungs. While past research in the Spindel lab has helped define how nicotine ca...
PET/MRI scans may help unravel mechanisms of prenatal drug damage
...l the mechanisms of the drug's damaging effects on unborn
children," said SNM member Helene Benveniste, M.D., Ph.D., chair of Brookhaven's medical department in Upton, N.Y., and lead author of the paper, "Maternal and Fetal 11C-Cocaine Uptake and Kinetics Measured In Vivo by Combined PET and MRI in Pregnant...