Tag: pregnancy

Not just moms, dads too must avoid alcohol before conception, says study

Congenital heart diseases are the most common birth defects, with approximately 1.35 million babies affected every year. The general perception that only expecting mothers or women planning pregnancy should quit alcohol to avoid health complications, has been busted. A recent study published in the journal ‘European Journal of Preventive Cardiology’, shed light on drinking patterns

Childhood behavior linked to taking paracetamol in pregnancy

The research published today in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology examined whether there were any effects of taking paracetamol in mid-pregnancy and the behaviour of the offspring between the ages of 6 month and 11 years, with memory and IQ tested up until the age of 17. Paracetamol is commonly used to relieve pain during pregnancy

What acne do against Pregnancy?

Silky hair, soft skin and a fat belly, a pregnancy is supposed to make women beautiful and more attractive: The female hormone Estrogen that the body produces during this time, increasingly slows down the hair loss, the skin stores water, lines and wrinkles disappear on your face. At the same time, the skin is better

Germany’s longest Baby? Vincent is 65 inch tall

65 inches tall and 4720 grams – is Vincent the longest Baby in Germany? The small, Big is born on Wednesday in Mönchengladbach, and already, some, Germany could break the record. Newborns are, on average, between 50 and 53 inches tall and weigh about 3300 grams. Vincent’s dimensions shoot far beyond the standards. "I believe

Researchers study effect of Mediterranean diet on pregnancy outcomes

A Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy does not reduce the risk of overall adverse maternal and offspring complications, but may reduce weight gain during pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Shakila Thangaratinam of Queen Mary University of London, UK, and colleagues. A Mediterranean-style

Kate Mara Had This Terrifying Pregnancy Condition

I’ve birthed three children and have experienced weird pregnancy symptoms that really ran the gamut. And at one point during my second pregnancy, my doctor became concerned when I couldn’t stop scratching at my skin. I was so itchy. My doctor muttered something about a rare condition that could have been the cause of my

Even slightly elevated blood pressure early in pregnancy a bad sign

Even a small increase in blood pressure during your first trimester could spell bigger trouble later in your pregnancy, new research suggests. Those troubles can include gestational high blood pressure, which develops after the 20th week of pregnancy, and preeclampsia (high blood pressure and protein in the urine), the researchers explained. Both conditions increase the

Jessie J Says She Changed Her Diet After Being Told She's Infertile

Last year, singer Jessie J revealed during a concert that doctors told her she’s infertile. Now, she’s opening up about the steps she’s taking to try to change that. In a new interview with the Heart Breakfast radio podcast, Jessie said that she’s changed her diet and lifestyle in hopes of having biological children one day. “I’ve always

Two children born after Transplantation of uterus

It is a Premiere in Germany: Two women who had been born without a uterus, brought to a successful Transplantation and now his own children to the world. The babies had been delivered in March and may 2019 by caesarean section, was announced by the University hospital of Tübingen. “I’ve seen a lot of births,