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A new brochure from Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI) tells pregnant women what foods to eat and what foods to avoid.
Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019"
Women who had prenatal and infant/toddler nurse visits at home were less likely to die than women who did not and children whose mothers were visited by nurses were less likely to have died by age 20 from preventable causes.
The advantage is particularly evident for very premature babies born after less than 27 weeks of pregnancy, where the figure rises to 50%, prompting the authors to conclude that new services for newborns should promote delivery of very preterm babies in high volume units.
More people are turning to Internet sources for medical advice and information, and that includes pregnant women. A research team from Penn State found that pregnant women are unhappy with how often they have to turn to online sites with their medical questions.
Poor nutrition and health, not race or ethnicity, cause most of the current wide disparities in fetal growth and newborn size
New England Fertility, one of the oldest fertility centers in the New York City metropolitan area, is making IVF (in vitro fertilization) more accessible with the introduction of, what they believe
ALBANY, New York, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ultrasound Devices Market (By Product Type -
With an ever-ageing female patient population, egg donation is an increasingly common treatment in infertility.
While the majority of younger women are aware of egg freezing as a technique of fertility preservation and consider it an acceptable means of reproductive planning, only one in five would consider it appropriate for them.
Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...
The B19 virus, referred to as parvovirus B19, was first known human virus in the family of parvovirus. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease or commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Discovered in 1975 by Yvonne Cossart, the virus gained its name because it was found in well B19 of a large series of Petri dishes. The virus is mainly spread through infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms usually appear six days after exposure and last about a week. Patients aren't usually...