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Mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy put their babies at risk for fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) a disorder that damages the developing babyâ€™s brain.
March of Dimes Awards Abstract at SMFM Meeting SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.
Eating less during early pregnancy impaired fetal brain development in a nonhuman primate model.
High birth weight in First Nations (North American Indian) babies are linked to a higher risk of postneonatal death (infant deaths that occur from 4 weeks to 1 year of age).
When pregnant women need medications, there is often concern about possible effects on the fetus.
Scientists have found a new way to learn all there is to know about a fetusâ€™s genetic make-up by taking a sample of the pregnant motherâ€™s blood.
A major new study shows that a pregnant mother's diet not only sensitizes the fetus to those smells and flavors, but physically changes the brain directly impacting what the infant eats and drinks in the future.
First-of-its-kind, one-day consultation provides specialized, supplemental care for women who are pregnant with more than one baby HOUSTON, Nov.
The nine-month pregnancy in humans is influenced by the structure of the placenta.
When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.
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