Women’s heart health is strongly related to pregnancy outcomes
A study of more than 18 million pregnancies has shown a strong and graded relationship between women’s heart health and pregnancy outcomes. The research is published in the…
Gestational diabetes increases the risk of fetal hypoxia during labour
Sufficiently early identification of lack of oxygen in the fetus enables timely measures to ensure a safe delivery.
Hypertension during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of stroke in offspring
A study in 5.8 million children has found a higher incidence of stroke four decades later in those whose mother had high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia while pregnant….
Study Reveals Seasonal Variations in Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy
Researchers observed seasonal variations in the risk of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy—including gestational hypertension and pre eclampsia—in a study of Danish women.
Are Women Getting Adequate Nutrition During Preconception and Pregnancy?
In a Maternal & Child Nutrition analysis of published studies on the dietary habits of women who were trying to conceive or were pregnant, most studies indicated that…