Pregnancy / Obstetrics

What disorders can affect the placenta during pregnancy?

Apr 29, 2016 | | Say something

The placenta and your health is vital to the health of a woman’s pregnancy and fetal development. This body delivers oxygen, nutrients, and filters wastes fetus during pregnancy. Also plays an important role in hormone production and protects the fetus of bacteria and infection. The placenta joins rich blood to the uterine wall and connected […more]

Delaying motherhood to reduce revenue losses stroke, according to researchers

Apr 18, 2016 | | Say something

More women than longer to have children never expected, according to a new study, doing so could have financial benefits. The researchers found that women who work and have their first child at the age of 30 experience less loss of income from employment than those who have their first child before or never have […more]

Job: What are the stages of labor

Apr 13, 2016 | | Say something

you may think you know when you are in labor is obvious, but for many women, may not be so simple. Sometimes women may experience symptoms of false labor, including Braxton Hicks (also known as practice contractions), which, although similar to the real contractions are not labor. To determine what constitutes the real and false […more]

caffeine couples before pregnancy may affect the risk of miscarriage

Mar 30, 2016 | | Say something

A new study suggests that couples who are trying to have a baby should take note of your caffeine intake, after finding that both female partners who consume at least two caffeinated beverages a day in the weeks before conception and male may be at increased risk of miscarriage. Drinking more than two drinks with […more]

Early fetal abnormalities can be corrected themselves in time

Mar 29, 2016 | | Say something

The abnormal cells in the early embryo does not necessarily mean that a baby born with a birth defect, such as Down syndrome Down. Research published in Nature Communications suggests that abnormal cells can be removed and replaced by healthy cells, which can lead to complete the repair. Amniocentesis can detect anomalies, but is there […more]

10 Common Complications of Labor

Mar 9, 2016 | | Say something

Very often, the process of labor and birth is not complicated. However, there are occasions in which complications that may require immediate attention arise. Complications can occur during any part of the work process. The most frequent complications of labor include: 03.01 lack of progress Fetal distress perinatal asphyxia Shoulder dystocia Excessive bleeding Malposition Placenta […more]

First uterus transplant in the United States offers hope of pregnancy for women with UFI

Feb 26, 2016 | | Say something

A team of transplant surgeons and gynecological Cleveland Clinic surgeons have performed the first transplant the nation’s uterus during surgery nine hours. The first woman in the US to receive Reportedly, a transplanted uterus is doing well. Image Credit: Cleveland Clinic The transplant is seen as an option for candidates with uterine factor infertility (UFI). […more]

Water births ‘pose no additional risk’

Jan 22, 2016 | | Say something

water birth in which a baby is born into a pool of water, it is not particularly dangerous for newborn born, according to a study published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Women’s Health . Babies born in water have low Apgar scores or need hospital treatment over other newborns. labor pools have been used […more]

Rate of 2.6 million stillbirths a year is ‘too high’

Jan 19, 2016 | | Say something

In 2015, 2.6 million babies, or about 7,200 a day, they were stillborn . The figure is still high compared to childhood and maternal mortality rate, experts say The Lancet . A fetal death can lead to long-term depression. The results appear in a series of five articles entitled “Putting an end preventable fetal death” […more]