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Babies Born To Healthy Mothers Are Similar In Size Worldwide
2014-07-07 03:35:52

Poor nutrition and health, not race or ethnicity, cause most of the current wide disparities in fetal growth and newborn size

2014-04-23 09:28:47

When several factors are accounted for, stillbirth may be associated with both severely restricted and excessive fetal growth.

2014-01-24 13:12:08

Poor growth in the first three months of pregnancy is associated with a range of cardiovascular risk factors in childhood.

2013-07-10 12:09:29

Pre-eclampsia affects 3-5% of pregnant women and can lead to preterm delivery, prematurity, perinatal morbidity and mortality.

Baby Weight Gain Higher IQ
2013-06-18 13:26:08

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have discovered a link between a baby's weight in the first month after birth and a higher IQ by early school age.

2013-02-11 15:17:44

In a study to be presented on February 16 between 8 a.m., and 10 a.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, researchers will report findings that suggest women whose babies are small-for-gestational-age (SGA) in their first pregnancy have a strongly increased risk for SGA in a second pregnancy.

2013-02-11 15:02:33

In a study to be presented on February 14 between 1:15 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, California, researchers will present findings showing perinatal outcomes of frozen/thawed embryo replacement (FER) have better outcomes compared to fresh in vitro fertilization (IVF), but worse outcomes compared to the non-IVF general population.

2013-01-30 10:27:42

Pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester of pregnancy are at a much higher risk of associated placental dysfunction disorders such as placental abruption and small for gestational age babies (SGA).

Predicting Birth of Small Babies With Blood Test
2012-06-23 05:48:49

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.

2012-03-30 08:17:36

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.