Fluoride exposure during pregnancy linked to lower IQ sons, finds study

The authors of the study that found the association say more research is needed on maternal fluoride and child IQ

Fluoride exposure during pregnancy linked to lower IQ sons, finds studyA study published on August 19 in JAMA Pediatrics reports an association between a pregnant mother’s urinary concentration of fluoride, often added to drinking water as a public health measure to reduce cavities, and the IQ of her son, but not her daughter, at age 3 or 4. Fluoride prevents cavities by strengthening tooth enamel, […]

32-yr-old woman becomes a mother for the first time after 12 failed pregnancies

Overcoming recurrent pregnancy losses, Surya Hospitals helped the woman become a mother for the first time by carefully monitoring her pregnancy.  The Foetal Medicine Centre at the hospital successfully managed high-risk pregnancy with RH Incompatibility with intravascular transfusion. World over there are only a few reported cases of intravascular transfusions done as early as 18 weeks

32-yr-old woman becomes a mother for the first time after 12 failed pregnanciesRupali Rohit Gurav, a 40-year-old woman, who now has a two-year-old hale and hearty baby girl, is married since the past 12 years, had an awful and very painful time due to recurrent pregnancy losses. She had first living child followed by 8 early trimester abortions, one ectopic pregnancy, one neonatal death and one in-utero […]

Mediterranean diet tied to lower risk of gestational diabetes, study finds

Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a Mediterranean diet instead of sticking with their usual eating habits, a recent experiment suggests

Mediterranean diet tied to lower risk of gestational diabetes, study findsResearchers studied 1,252 women who had obesity, high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before they conceived – all so-called metabolic risk factors that increase the risk of gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Midway through pregnancy, researchers randomly assigned roughly half of these women to switch to a Mediterranean diet rich in nuts, extra virgin olive oil, […]

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may ‘reduce likelihood’ of asthma, finds study

The study states clearly that is has ‘confirmed’ that there is indeed an association between childhood asthma and low intake of vitamins D and E during pregnancy

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may ‘reduce likelihood’ of asthma, finds studyAt present, approximately 300 million people are living with asthma worldwide. It is estimated that by 2025, another 100 million people will be diagnosed with asthma and that urban lifestyles will play a significant role in this. Among other causes, changes in diets, climate change, and air pollution have all been associated with an increase […]

Diabetic women more likely to have stillborn baby, reveals study

Diabetic women are more than four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than those without the condition, a new study has found

Diabetic women more likely to have stillborn baby, reveals studyResearchers from the University of Glasgow looked at the records of nearly 4,000 Scottish diabetic mothers. They found high blood sugar levels in pregnant diabetics was a ‘risk factor’ in stillbirths. The Body Mass Index (BMI) of diabetic women is also a critical factor, the study found. Researchers also found that a third of stillbirths […]

High levels of estrogen in the womb linked to autism, reveals study

Scientist have identified a link between exposure to high levels of oestrogen sex hormones in the womb and the likelihood of developing autism. The findings are published today in the journal Molecular Psychiatry

High levels of estrogen in the womb linked to autism, reveals studyThe discovery adds further evidence to support the prenatal sex steroid theory of autism first proposed 20 years ago. In 2015, a team of scientists at the University of Cambridge and the State Serum Institute in Denmark measured the levels of four prenatal steroid hormones, including two known as androgens, in the amniotic fluid in […]

New study reveals Mediterranean diet helps prevent diabetes, weight gain during pregnancy

A new study shows that the women who followed a Mediterranean-style diet during pregnancy experienced less weight gain and reduced risk of diabetes

New study reveals Mediterranean diet helps prevent diabetes, weight gain during pregnancyFor men, pregnancy is exciting. But for women, this can be really challenging as they have to take care of their body and that baby bump as well. Weight gain is part of pregnancy. In some cases, doctors might recommend adding some extra pounds to support the development of the baby A new study provides information […]

As more women are planning late pregnancies, this is what you need to be aware of

Many women are planning pregnancy post 30. Doctors suggest that the correct age to get pregnant is between 21 to 25. But because of education and career, women are choosing late pregnancy. Many women are visiting a doctor to ask them how to take care of their health if they want to undergo late pregnancy

As more women are planning late pregnancies, this is what you need to be aware ofFor millennia now, women have been getting pregnant and giving birth to healthy babies. And yet, once the news gets out that there’s a bun in the oven, you’re treated like a flower. There is no stopping the maid or the grandmother next door from imparting some kind, but unsolicited advice about how you must […]

Babies of pregnant women exposed to pollutants may have lower IQs

A new study found that pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollutants had children with lower IQs, compared to the children of women exposed to lower levels

Babies of pregnant women exposed to pollutants may have lower IQsThe study, led by researchers at the University of Washington and UCSF as part of the ECHO PATHWAYS consortium, will be published in the September issue of Environmental Research and is currently available online. Researchers looked at 1,005 pregnant women participating in the Conditions Affecting Neurodevelopment and Learning study, set in Shelby County, Tennessee, and […]

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?

Today, fertility treatment is purely scientific and precise, targeted to determining the cause and treating it. Besides, almost every hurdle can be overcome with the help of amazing options. For example, a woman without a uterus can still have her own child by borrowing another’s womb!

Can we promise pregnancy to every woman today?In a normal couple During normal sexual activity, semen which consist of millions of sperms, is deposited in the vagina. From there the active and motile sperms travel into the fallopian tube to meet the egg which is released from the ovary once a month. This is where fertilization of the egg occurs. The fertilised […]
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