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The Long Term Effects of Pre-eclampsia

Affecting between 2 and 7% of pregnancies, a study has now found out that the effects of pre-eclampsia may be more far-reaching in a woman's life.

Alcohol and Drug Use in Pregnancy

Physicians have discovered another link between alcohol and drug use during pregnancy, and effects on the infant.

The Cost of Premature Birth

Around one in ten infants in the U.S. are born prematurely. Whilst many are still healthy despite their premature birth, others require extensive medical care that can go beyond infancy.

Breastfeeding and Endometriosis

A new study has found that the risk of an endometriosis diagnosis is reduced amongst women who breastfed.

Babies Seek Faces, Even When in the Womb

A recent study has found that not only do babies look for faces as soon as they are born, but when in the womb, they also turn to follow face-like shapes.

Prevention of Inherited Diseases Through Early Gene-Editing.

A disease-causing mutation has just been corrected by scientists using gene editing in early stage human embryos.

Marijuana and Morning Sickness

Research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that some pregnant women are using marijuana to self-medicate morning sickness.

Julia Stiles’ Precious Selfie

If starring in one of the most popular teen movies wasn't enough, Julia Stiles has certainly grabbed our attention again with her sweet baby bump selfie.

Older Fathers and Genetic Mutations

Research into the genomes of thousands of Icelandic parents and children has found that older fathers pass on more genetic mutations to their offspring than older mothers do.

Tummy Tuck After Kids?

A study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® concluded that a tummy tuck after childbearing not only restores pre-pregnancy shape but also improves back pain and urinary incontinence.