Tag: pregnancy

Pregnancy complication that struck Kim Kardashian linked to dementia

Women who suffer pre-eclampsia during pregnancy are three-and-a-half times more likely to get dementia Pre-eclampsia reduces blood flow to a woman’s brain, leading to dementia Reduced blood flow in the placenta restricts oxygen and nutrients to the baby Leading cause of stillbirth and one of the biggest causes of maternal death  e-mail View comments Women

PMS vs. pregnancy symptoms: How to tell the difference

Symptoms of both premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and pregnancy can vary from person to person, but they often include tenderness in the breasts, cramping, and changes in mood. In this article, we compare the symptoms of PMS with those of early pregnancy and explore the differences between the two. Mutual symptoms of PMS and pregnancy Symptoms

What’s a dangerous level of blood pressure in pregnancy?

High blood pressure rates could nearly double in women of childbearing age if the latest guidelines are used, according to a new study. But researchers say more investigation is needed to see if those lower blood pressure targets in pregnant women are safe—or effective. The study, published Sept. 10 in the journal Hypertension, set out

USPSTF reaffirms screening for syphilis in pregnancy

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening all pregnant women for syphilis infection. These findings form the basis of a reaffirmation recommendation statement published in the Sept. 4 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Using data from seven studies, Jennifer S. Lin, M.D., from Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates in Portland,

5 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Pregnancy

Do you remember the first time you had a real talk with female friends about sex, feelings, or bodies? One of the reasons Sex and the City, for all its issues, struck such a chord with its viewers is because of just how purely and raunchily it addressed all three. Breaking into an honest place

Drew Barrymore Shut Down Body-Shaming Stranger

Drew Barrymore has recently shared her epic response to a stranger who congratulated her on a non-existent pregnancy. The topic came up during The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtable discussion about women in comedy, which also featured Rachel Brosnahan, Alison Brie, Tracee Ellis Ross, Debra Messing, Molly Shannon and Frankie Shaw. “I’d gained a bunch of weight, and I