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Your genes determine much about you, but environment can have a strong influence on your genes even before birth, with consequences that can last a lifetime.
A group of scientists recently announced that they have found a blood test which could help predict the risk of women having alarmingly small babies.
Scientists at the Babraham Institute have gained a new understanding of how the growth of the placenta is regulated before birth, which has important implications for a healthy pregnancy.
A pregnant woman's blood stream contains not only her own cells, but a small number of her child's, as well, and some of them remain in her internal organs long after the baby is born.
The ever-increasing popularity of the hCG weight loss diet has triggered various misconceptions
A new University of Illinois study contains a warning for obese women who are planning pregnancies.
Americord CEO explains how the company delivers cord blood and cord tissue banking at significantly lower prices than ViaCord or CBR New York, NY (PRWEB) April
A paper by neuroscientists at the University at Buffalo and Buffalo State College suggests that ingestion of components of afterbirth or placenta -- placentophagia -- may offer benefits to human mothers and perhaps to non-mothers and males.
Fertility problems, recurrent miscarriages, and pregnancy complications can occur when maternal immunological tolerance of the fetus is impaired.
Maternal obesity may contribute to cognitive impairment in extremely premature babies.
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