Exercise immediately prior to and during pregnancy restores key tissues in the body, making them better able to manage blood sugar levels and lowering the risk of long term health problems, suggests new research carried out in mice.
Women who breastfed their babies are less likely to develop heart disease later in life, according to findings to be presented in Lyon, at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, ECE 2019.
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute — led by Juergen Hahn, professor and head of biomedical engineering — are continuing to make remarkable progress with their research focused on autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
New research findings from Baylor University's Diana R. Garland School of Social Work could change the adoption landscape for birth mothers struggling with the life-altering decision to place their children.
Most parents will acknowledge that children are hard work, but are likely to say the rewards outweigh the challenges. To feel differently is almost unspeakable, but there are women who regret having children. Three women tell the Victoria Derbyshire program what it is like to secretly wish they had not become mothers.
It is estimated that 17,000 children every year are affected by maternal imprisonment in England and Wales. 95 percent (16,000) of these children are forced to leave their homes as their mother's imprisonment leaves them without an adult to take care of them.
When mothers trust their friends and neighbors more than doctors or struggle to access or afford care, they may be less likely to seek out medical help for young kids with developmental delays, a small US study suggested.