Parabens Exposure in Pregnancy Tied to Girls' Weight Gain Parabens Exposure in Pregnancy Tied to Girls' Weight Gain

Mothers who use beauty products containing chemicals known as parabens during pregnancy may be more likely to have overweight daughters, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information
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In conclusion, regardless of the range of GWG during pregnancy, maternal prepregnancy BMI is significantly associated with the risk of adverse perinatal outcomes in Taiwan. Public health attention regarding obesity reduction before conception and prenatal counseling for optimal GWG is needed to mitigate the risk of poor perinatal outcomes.
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ConclusionsFinally, berberine is safe to use in premenopausal women who want to get pregnant and showed few side effects in all the cited studies. In conclusion, the use of berberine for PCOS is safe and promising, even if more studies are needed to create a consensus about the dosage of berberine useful for long-term therapy.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Background: Numerous studies have reported that losing as little as 5% of one’s total body weight (TBW) can improve health, but no studies have used electronic health record data to examine long-term changes in weight, particularly for adults with severe obesity [body mass index (BMI) ≥35 kg/m2]. Objective: To measure long-term weight changes and examine their predictors for adults in a large academic health care system. Research Design: Observational study. Subjects: We included 59,816 patients aged 18–70 years who had at least 2 BMI measurements 5 years apart. Patients who were underweigh...
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Maternal overweight and obesity are related to several health risks in the periods before, during and after pregnancy including a higher risk of gestational diabetes mellitus, preeclampsia and preterm birth. A...
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(Reuters Health) - Mothers who use beauty products containing chemicals known as parabens during pregnancy may be more likely to have overweight daughters, a small study suggests.
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Researchers in Germany measured levels of butyl paraben (BuP) in the urine of 629 mothers. Those with higher concentrations were more likely to have overweight children in their first eight years of life.
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ConclusionsOur novel study setting provided new insights about risk factors: hyperemetic pregnancies differ both from pregnancies of women who had never been diagnosed with hyperemesis and from hyperemetic women's non ‐hyperemetic pregnancies. Incidence of hyperemesis gravidarum in Finland was comparable to other countries.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 -- When pregnant women use cosmetics containing parabens, their children may have a greater likelihood of becoming overweight, a new study suggests. Parabens are chemicals that have long been used as a preservative in...
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Authors: Vince K, Brkić M, Poljičanin T, Matijević R Abstract The aim of this study was to determine the association of maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and pregnancy outcome among pregnant women in Croatia. Women who gave birth in Croatia in 2017 were categorised into four groups according to pre-pregnancy BMI and analysed regarding maternal characteristics and perinatal outcomes. Among 32,051 pregnant women, 5.3% were underweight, 65.5% had normal BMI, 20.4% were overweight and 8.8% were obese. Overweight and obese women had a higher prevalence of induction of labour and delivery by caesarean secti...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur novel study setting provided new insights about risk factors: hyperemetic pregnancies differ both from pregnancies of women who had never been diagnosed with hyperemesis and from hyperemetic women's non ‐hyperemetic pregnancies. Incidence of hyperemesis gravidarum in Finland was comparable to other countries.
Source: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Source Type: research
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