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 undergoing fertility treatment should urgently see their doctor if they have heart failure symptoms, according to a study presented at Heart Failure 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Women who have undergone infertility treatment, such as in vitro fertilization, are more likely to experience severe pregnancy complications, according to new research published in Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).
Vitamin C may reduce the harm done to lungs in infants born to mothers who smoke during their pregnancy, according to a randomized, controlled trial published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Early detection of liver-related complications and hepatic diseases in patients who are pregnant leads to reduced risks and improved outcomes for both mother and child, according to a presentation at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting.
Induced labour vs natural labour is a loaded debate. But a new large-scale study shows that induced labour could actually reduce the likelihood of a Caesarean delivery and the babies fare better as well.
A healthy diet plays an important role throughout pregnancy, because when you nourish your body, you nourish the growing baby inside you. At the same time, your body goes through many changes and to help it cope with these changes, your diet needs to be healthy and nutritious.