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Ways in which you can support your wife during pregnancy

If you're having a child soon, you probably have a lot of questions, concerns, and fears. According to research, a pregnant woman is more likely to have a successful, healthy, and straightforward pregnancy if her partner is experienced.

Kareena Kapoor
No, Kareena Kapoor is not pregnant, its pasta and wine 

She wrote, "It's pasta and wine guys.....Calm down... I am NOT pregnant... ufff... Saif said he has already contributed way too much to the population of our country... Enjoy... KKK." 

Postpartum depression affects dads too
Postpartum depression affects dads too

Research in this area is also limited -- few researchers focus on fathers, and those who do struggle to find fathers with time to participate between their work and new family commitments.

Does Vitamin D affect fertility?
Does Vitamin D affect fertility?

Other factors influence vitamin D levels. If you are overweight or have dark skin, you may be at risk for vitamin D deficiency. For these and other reasons, many women who are trying to conceive are likely to be vitamin D deficient.

Severe Covid May Affect Pregnancy Outcomes
Severe Covid May Affect Pregnancy Outcomes

In addition to having increased risks of adverse pregnancy-related outcomes, women with severe infection were more likely to be aged around 30 years, being overweight or obese, be of mixed ethnicity, or have gestational diabetes compared with those with mild or moderate infection, the study said.

Covid Vax In Pregnancy Produces Persistent Antibodies In Infants: Study
Covid Vax In Pregnancy Produces Persistent Antibodies In Infants: Study

At six months, the researchers looked at 28 of the infants born to vaccinated mothers and found 57 per cent (16 of 28) still had detectable IgG. That was compared with just 8 per cent (1 of 12) born to infected mothers.

How Placenta Blocks Covid Transmission To Babies During Pregnancy
Explained: How Babies Escape Covid Transmission During Pregnancy

The first group was women who had normal pregnancies and no report of SARS-CoV-2 infection. The second group of women were SARS-CoV-2 positive and had active Covid-19 disease during pregnancy.

Healthy Diet In Early Pregnancy May Lessen Gestational Diabetes Risk
Healthy Diet In Early Pregnancy May Lessen Gestational Diabetes Risk

In addition, the overall quality of the diet in reference to that recommended was described with a diet quality index and the inflammatory potential with a dietary inflammatory index.

Know How Immune System May Help Prevent Miscarriage

A subset of immune cells is carrying out a sort of 'secondary education' -- sometimes many years after the better-known population of the educator cells have carried out the primary education in the thymus -- teaching T cells not to attack the foetus, the placenta and other tissues involved in pregnancy.

Pregnancy can raise risk of heart disease: Study

Beijing: Women who have given birth have a higher chance of developing heart disease and strokes than those who are childless, a new study says. Previous studies have shown that women usually show changes in vascular properties, blood volume and heart rates during pregnancy. However, the impact of pregnancy on subsequent heart disease has been […]

Sleeping for long hours during pregnancy linked to stillbirths, says study

New York: Sleeping more than nine hours per night during pregnancy may be associated with late stillbirth, suggests a new study. This is because blood pressure reaches its lowest point during sleep which has been linked with foetal growth problems, preterm birth, and stillbirth. The study, led by a team from the University of Michigan, […]

Study reveals link between air pollution and increased risk for miscarriage

New York: From asthma to pre-term birth, air pollution has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes. Now a new study finds that air pollution can also increase the risk of miscarriage. The study, led by researchers from the University of Utah in the US, shows that even a short-term exposure to air pollution elevated […]

Weight management in pregnancy may affect child's bone health

London: There is no benefit for children’s bone mass if women gain weight during pregnancy, says a new study. And this applies to both normal and overweight women prior to pregnancy, says Teresa Monjardino, lead author from the Universidade do Porto in Portugal. Weight management strategies during pregnancy reduce child cardiometabolic risk such as diabetes and […]

Father's age may up infant's health issues at birth

New York: While women, for years, have been encouraged not to put off having children until their late thirties and forties, a new study now says that infants of older fathers are more likely to be less healthy at birth. The study explored that although the absolute risks remain low, there is a need of […]

Breastfeeding can lower risk of maternal high BP: Study

New York: Breast milk not only provides nutrition to babies, but also protects mothers from developing high blood pressure (BP) for longer-term, suggests a study. Hypertension is relatively common in pregnancy and lactation may be a means through pregnancy-related vascular risk factors including chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, and preeclampsia could be mitigated. The findings by […]

New blood test in pregnancy to predict autism risk in babies

New York: Researchers have developed a novel blood test for pregnant mothers that can, with nearly 90 per cent accuracy rate, predict the probability of having a child that will be diagnosed with autism. According to studies, if a mother has previously had a child with autism, the risk of having a second child with […]

Eat fish thrice a week to boost your unborn's eyesight, brain

London: Pregnant women can enhance the development of their unborn child’s eyesight and brain function by regularly eating fatty fish during the pregnancy, a new study has found. The findings suggested that infants whose mothers ate fish three or more times a week during the last trimester of their pregnancy fared better than those whose […]

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High gluten diet in pregnancy may up diabetes risk in kids

London: Higher consumption of gluten — proteins found in wheat, rye, and barley — by women during pregnancy can significantly increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children, a study has claimed. The findings, led by Julie Antvorskov from the Bartholin Institute in Denmark, showed that children of women with an intake of 20g per […]

Losing weight through diet, exercise in pregnancy safe: Study

New York: Pregnant women can safely limit their weight gain with diet and exercise interventions, the results of a group of trials by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) show. Many overweight and obese women gain too much weight during pregnancy, further ratcheting up the already increased risk of serious complications for themselves and […]

Debunking myths about pregnancy

New Delhi: Pregnancy brings a lot of changes in a woman’s life and also inhibitions around myths related to delivery day. Experts debunk many such myths for a woman to enjoy this beautiful phase. Rinku Sengupta, Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Abhishek Bhartia, Director, Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research, list down few myths. […]