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Does Stress Intensify Harms Done By Chemical Exposure in Pregnancy?

WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 -- More evidence of stress's harmful effects comes from a pregnancy study. California researchers found that stress increases the risk that exposure to toxic chemicals in pregnancy will lead to a low birth weight baby. " It...
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In updated recommendations on marijuana use during pregnancy and lactation, ACOG says clinicians should discourage pregnant and breast-feeding women from using marijuana.Medscape Medical News
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CONCLUSIONS: Ambivalent and indifferent pregnancy desires are common in Malawi and are associated with modern contraceptive use in different ways. Understanding the complex nature of pregnancy desires may be valuable in improving family planning programs. PMID: 28930624 [PubMed - in process]
Source: International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health Source Type: research
US soccer star Lauren Holiday (right), who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in June 2016 when she was five months pregnant, celebrated her daughter (center) turning one on Wednesday.
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US soccer star Lauren Holiday (right), who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in June 2016 when she was five months pregnant, celebrated her daughter (center) turning one on Wednesday.
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Background: While there is a proven association of upper genital tract Ureaplasma infection during pregnancy with adverse pregnancy outcome, the effect of vaginalUreaplasma colonization on preterm delivery has been controversially debated.Objectives: We hypothesized that women with isolation of vaginalU. parvum but notU. urealyticum are at increased risk for spontaneous preterm birth (SPB) compared to women with negative results.Methods: A vaginal swab taken between 12 and 14 weeks of gestation was analyzed for the presence ofUreaplasma biovars by PCR in 4,330 pregnant women.Results: Of the study cohort, 37% were positive ...
Source: Neonatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Source Type: research
(DETROIT) — The baby born of a Michigan woman who chose to forgo chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died, a relative said Thursday. Sonya Nelson said her niece, Life Lynn DeKlyen, died Wednesday evening at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Life’s mother, Carrie DeKlyen, died Sept. 9, three days after giving birth to her sixth child. Relatives said Life had been doing better than expected after being born prematurely at 1 pound, 4 ounces (567 grams). Nelson told The Associated Press the baby had good and bad days at the hospital, but “took a turn for the worse” this week. &ld...
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This study aims to describe the characteristics of mothers aged up to 13, and analyze the profile of cases of notified rape in this age range and repercussions of this violence during pregnancy and childbirth. It is a comparative study of the characteristics of gestation and childbirth of girls aged up to 13 who have had children, without or with notification of rape, in the Violence&Accidents Vigilance (VIVA) System of the Brazilian Case Registry Database (Sistema de Informa ção de Agravos de Notificação – SINAN). A significant percentage (67.5%) of the girls aged up to 13 with childr...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Women whose children have been harmed by sodium valproate will give evidence to a European panel.
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Conclusion: exposure to sexual abuse in the family context has impaired the physical and emotional health of girls and adolescents, as well as family coexistence, pointing to the need to adopt sensitivity and solidarity in the care of women with complaints that may be associated with experiences of sexual abuse.
Source: Texto e Contexto - Enfermagem - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Pescara Health Board (AUSL) has produced a brochure called 'Mamma Consapevole' ('Pregnancy: The Essential Guide') to help women cope with pregnancy. To ensure every woman with residency in Italy could benefit from this guide, Pescara's AUSL asked int …
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