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Maternal stress at conception linked to children's stress response at age 11
A new study published in the Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease finds that mothers' stress levels at the moment they conceive their children are linked to the way children respond to life challenges at age 11. SFU health sciences professor Pablo Nepomnaschy led an interdisciplinary research team on this first cohort study.
Maternal smoking may lead to cerebral palsy in offspring
Smoking during pregnancy can be harmful for both mother and baby. Now, a new study provides further evidence that maternal smoking is a risk factor for cerebral palsy in offspring, and it has shed light on the mechanisms behind this association.
Myanmar trains midwives to tackle maternal death rate
Myanmar is training up hundreds of midwives in an effort to reduce the number of women who die in childbirth, one of many social policy reforms launched by the country as it emerges from decades of military rule.
Maternal mortality rates decline worldwide except US
While the maternal mortality rates are declining worldwide, the situation for women in the United States is a glaring exception.
Lack of access to quality care threatens goal to reduce maternal deaths
Unequal access to health services and poor quality care for pregnant women is hampering progress in meeting international goals for eradicating deaths during childbirth, researchers said.
US maternal death rate rising
The number of US women who die during or soon after pregnancy may be higher than previously thought — and it's on the rise, according to a new study.
Maternal obesity ups infertility risk in daughters
Obesity and poor nutrition in mothers during pregnancy can affect the egg reserves of their female children, which can increase the risk of fertility problems, a study has found.
Maternal mortality falls by almost 50%
Pregnancy-related deaths have fallen by almost half in the past 25 years, according to a report by United Nations agencies published in The Lancet.
Maternal obesity compromises babies' immune system
It has been well known that maternal obesity affects babies' health, but now, the University of California research team led by Ilhem Messaoudi shows what and when such effects occur.
Maternal health key to prevention of childhood obesity
A new study from the University of Southampton adds to a growing body of evidence that links a child's early environment before and soon after birth to their chance of becoming obese later in life.
Further dangers of maternal smoking revealed
Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of a fetus detectable from as early as 12 weeks and may predispose children born to smokers to a range of health conditions which last throughout life, new research by Scottish academics revealed.
Maternal stress can affect fetal development
Stress hormones in the mother can affect fetal development, according to a new study.
Maternal supplementation compared with iron-folic acid
In Bangladesh, daily maternal supplementation of multiple micronutrients compared to iron-folic acid before and after childbirth did not reduce all-cause infant mortality to age 6 months, but did result in significant reductions in preterm birth and low birth weight, according to a new study.

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