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Both practices may also help women lose weight more quickly post-baby and may put infant at lower risk of being overweight or obese later in life Indianapolis
It is already known that premature babies at risk for slower brain development. In relation to early birth, scientists recently found that infants that are born with a few extra weeks in the womb, even at “normal term” between 37 to 41 weeks, may have certain benefits.
A study that examined maternal use of antipsychotic drugs during pregnancy suggests that these medications may be linked to an increased risk of gestational diabetes.
Excess weight in pregnant women, both before pregnancy and gained during pregnancy, is the main predictor of whether mothers will have larger than average babies, which can result in increased risk of cesarean section or trauma during delivery.
Russians born during the Leningrad Siege in World War II, which was responsible for some of the greatest losses of civilian life in history, are giving scientists new strategies to identify people who experienced intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and starvation during childhood at greatest risk of developing long term heart complications.
Small for their gestational age, infants account for approximately 10 percent of births, and increased maternal risk for ischemic heart disease in women.
Research conducted at Yale School of Medicine shows that a cesarean (C-section) delivery, which was thought to be harmless, is associated with breathing problems in preterm babies who are small for gestational age.
In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in Dallas, Texas, researchers will report findings that indicate that women who deliver their first baby early are more likely to have a subsequent baby that is small for its gestational age, even when the second pregnancy is carried to term.
What do Rumaisa Rahmam, a healthy and normal first-grader and Madeline Mann, a college honors student have in common? Both are examples of extremely premature infants growing up to be normal, healthy, productive people.
A recent Israeli study confirmed that women with well-managed diabetes are not at an increased risk of giving birth to infants with RDS (respiratory distress syndrome), preterm infants, and infants
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