"It's not easy" - A qualitative study of lifestyle change during pregnancy.

CONCLUSION: Childbearing women want lifestyle advice that supports positive lifestyle change during pregnancy and health professionals, including midwives, must be proactive as they provide it. Other factors that impact on childbearing women's capability and opportunity to make lifestyle change should be considered when providing advice that supports positive lifestyle behaviour change. PMID: 31587965 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Women Birth - Category: Midwifery Authors: Tags: Women Birth Source Type: research

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Conclusion: This pilot study suggests that the intervention is feasible, acceptable, and provides promising evidence for reducing depressive symptoms in urban Spanish perinatal women. Larger and rigorous randomised trials are needed to confirm these findings. PMID: 31729261 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: J Reprod Infant Psychol Source Type: research
by September Williams, MD FOR SAMA is a documentary film by International Emmy Award winning journalist and film director, Waad Al-Kateab. The project was brought to fruition with co-director Edward Watts. Director Waad Al-Kateab made this film while she fell in love, got married, was pregnant, and breastfeeding in a war zone rife with humanitarian violations. She did it while her husband, Dr. Hamid Al-Kateab, used every available hand to manage war trauma, first in the remains of bombed hospitals, then in any shelters left standing.…
Source: blog.bioethics.net - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Bioethics Films Featured Posts Global Ethics Media Medical Humanities Civil War Conflict Journalism human rights Humanitarian Law Medical Relief Work MSF PBS/Frontline The Rights of Women/Children War Trauma Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSION: This is the first reported case of an intra-abdominal osmotic dilator. Although this device is inert, close follow-up and timely retrieval, possibly with hysteroscopy or laparoscopy, are recommended to minimize the resulting inflammatory response. PMID: 31727589 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research
ConclusionsCurrent evidence supports a significant association between history of PMS and development of PPD. Well-designed prospective studies are needed to further investigate this relationship.
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
NIH-funded study finds higher risks for children of women who took efavirenz during pregnancy.
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - Category: American Health Source Type: news
Conditions:   Thyroid Diseases;   Pregnancy Related;   Quality of Life Intervention:   Sponsors:   Value Outcomes Ltd.;   Charles University, Czech Republic;   Institute of health information and statistics of the Czech Republic Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Pregnancy Intervention:   Other: Fetal MRI Sponsors:   Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris;   LUMIERE Fondation ( fondation-lumiere.org) under the aegis of Fondation de France;   University of Paris 5 - Rene Descartes Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil and other products containing CBD are being touted as a natural, organic remedy for a wide range of women’s health concerns. Sellers of these products make many claims: CBD has calming effects on sleep, mood, and anxiety; eases hot flashes and improves bone density by balancing hormonal changes of menopause; and has anti-inflammatory properties that clear skin, cure acne, and calm rosacea. It’s promoted for PMS symptoms like bloating and mood swings. And CBD-infused lubricants claim to boost arousal and enjoyment of sex. So, how much of this is true? First, what is CBD? CBD is a major ingr...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Complementary and alternative medicine Drugs and Supplements Health Marijuana Women's Health Source Type: blogs
One of the comments questions newly married couples in India are asked is - Any good news ?This is partly thanks to Bollywood , where it seems that everyone gets pregnant the first night they have sex !Sadly, human reproduction is not as efficient as the fervent imagination of a Hindi film director , and it takes time for humans to make babies .About 15% of married couples will find it hard to get pregnant , which is where an infertility specialist has such an important role to play .IVF as a treatment option is very successful in bringing good news to infertile couples who want to complete their families.To learn more abo...
Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
[Observer] -An evolving era for Sub-Saharan Africa
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news
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