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2012-02-10 22:37:28

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.

C-Sections May Do More Harm Than Good In Some Cases
2012-02-10 05:20:42

New research reveals that babies born by c-section before 37 weeks, also known as pre-term birth, have a higher chance of developing health issues.

2012-02-09 14:53:52

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.

2012-02-09 13:16:01

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 show that, for children with spina bifida, surgery conducted while the fetus is still in utero as opposed to surgery on a newborn is more cost effective due to the costs associated with caring for a child with significant deficits.

2012-01-31 09:04:44

Mums-to-be who are both overweight and smoke during their pregnancy risk damaging their baby's developing heart.

2012-01-26 09:41:57

New research by Australian scientists reveals that males who are exposed to high levels of testosterone before birth are twice as likely to experience delays in language development compared to females.

Zero Alcohol Consumption Urged For Pregnancies
2012-01-18 09:43:23

Researchers are suggesting in a new study that there are no safe thresholds for alcohol consumption during pregnancy.

2012-01-16 15:31:54

Canada should prohibit disclosure of the sex of a fetus until after 30 weeks of pregnancy to combat female feticide which is practised by some ethnic groups in Canada and the United States.

First-trimester Blood Test Reveals Fetal Gender
2012-01-04 05:57:00

A new South Korean study could pave the way for a simple, non-invasive test that predicts fetal gender as early as the first trimester of pregnancy.


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