third trimester

Cheer up ladies, for your babies’ sake


July 4th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Expectant mothers can benefit a lot by staying happy in their daily life. A British study has found expectant mothers suffering from stress are 60 percent ... Read more...

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Pregnant women’s exposure to pollutants harms kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The exposure of pregnant women to PAH air pollutants - fumes from diesel, petrol and coal - can saddle their children kids with behavioural problems, a ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on flight to Moscow


October 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A healthy baby boy was born on a Tajik Air flight from Dushanbe to Moscow, company spokeswoman Lola Kendzhaeva said Friday."Shabnam Rakhimova gave birth two ... Read more...

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Pregnant Allen feels like penguin


August 25th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Pregnant pop star Lily Allen says she feels like a waddling penguin, thanks to her expanding baby bump.She woke up in the morning feeling like a ... Read more...

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India has world’s highest number of still-births: Lancet


April 14th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A total of 22 babies were born dead out of every 1,000 births in India in 2009, the highest number of still-births in the world, ... Read more...

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Scientists shed new light on proteins in brain fluids


March 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that proteins in fluids bathing the brain are essential for building it.The finding promises to advance research related to neurological disease, cancer and stem cells.Before ... Read more...

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In rare case, woman delivers after ovarian tumour surgery


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) In what doctors call a first for India, a Mumbai-based woman who had undergone a critical laparoscopic ovarian tumour surgery delivered a healthy girl child and both ... Read more...

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Radiation would nix sex in space: NASA


February 15th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Cosmic radiation hitting human bodies would nix sex in space, NASA scientists assert. Researchers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Ames Research Centre found that without ... Read more...

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Severely obese women need to watch weight during pregnancy


February 12th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Severely obese women who gain less than the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy are likely to stay healthy, suggests a new study.In contrast, obese and non-obese women ... Read more...

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Common insecticide used in homes delay mental development in kids


February 11th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study has found that a common insecticide used in homes is associated with delayed mental development of young children.Pyrethroid insecticides are commonly used in many homes ... Read more...

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Treatment of pregnant breast cancer patients shouldn’t be delayed


December 13th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Lead researcher of the German Breast Group has suggested that treatment of breast cancer should not be delayed just because the women is pregnant.Based on study results detailing ... Read more...

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Newborns can also daydream


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Babies come into the world with brains capable of daydreaming and introspection.Researchers made the discovery after scanning the brains of 70 babies.It had been thought that 'resting state ... Read more...

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What a pregnant woman eats, drinks, feels affects baby well into adulthood


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): It's a known fact that a mother's diet affects her baby's health, but new studies are showing that these effects are carried out well into adulthood.The food ... Read more...

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Matt Damon doesn’t want anymore kids


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Hollywwod actor Matt Damon says he and his wife have no plans to have anymore children as they think four is enough.The 40-year-old actor's wife Luciana Barroso ... Read more...

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Matt Damon’s done having kids


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Matt Damon has said that he and wife Luciana Barroso are done having kids.Barroso will deliver her fourth daughter later this year."My wife is about to have our ... Read more...

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Short and long sleep ups blood pressure in third trimester of pregnancy


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 02 (ANI): A new study has indicated that getting too little or too much sleep in early pregnancy is associated with elevated blood pressure in the third trimester.The study ... Read more...

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Is Wine Safe During Pregnancy?


August 27th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With conflicting reports being released over the years about the limitations of alcohol consumption during pregnancy, women all over the world have been wondering whether it ... Read more...

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Fasting during pregnancy may harm your unborn baby


August 12th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Pregnant women could be putting their unborn babies at risk by fasting during Ramadan, says a new study.As part of the research, Nick Ashton at the University of ... Read more...

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Swine Flu cases in Maharastra, Andhra Pradesh


August 5th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad/Visakhapatnam, Aug 5 (ANI): Many cases of swine flu have been reported from Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh in the last few days.In Aurangabad city of Maharashtra, several people have shown symptoms ... Read more...

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Chocolate reduces risk of premature birth


July 9th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Eating chocolate can almost halve a woman's risk of developing pre-eclampsia, a condition which increases blood pressure and reduces the transfer of oxygen and nutrients to the baby ... Read more...

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Taking multivitamins ‘cuts chances of having an underweight baby’


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Taking a multivitamin pills during pregnancy can dramatically cut the chances of having an underweight baby, according to a new study.The research of more than 400 women, conducted ... Read more...

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A little stress may be good for foetal brain


April 12th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): It is well known that high stress during pregnancy is not good for mother as well as for the baby. But a new study suggests that moderate stress ... Read more...

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Weight gain during pregnancy ‘ups gestational diabetes risk’


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Weight gain during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester, could increase women's risk of developing diabetes later in their pregnancy, according to a new study.The study by the ... Read more...

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Exercise during pregnancy healthy for baby, mother


November 13th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception, exercising up to the end of pregnancy seems to be healthy for the baby and mother, says a new study. Research by Polytechnic University-Madrid ... Read more...

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Exercising up to the end of pregnancy good for baby and mum


November 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study carried out by Polytechnic University of Madrid has revealed that exercising up to the end of pregnancy has no harmful effect on the weight or ... Read more...

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Pregnant women with swine flu 10 times more likely to need intensive care


November 3rd, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A top health expert in the UK has said that swine flu infected pregnant women may need nearly 10 times more intensive care than their healthy counterparts.Answering ... Read more...

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Pregnant women mount strong immune response to single H1N1 flu vaccine dose


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Healthy pregnant women tend to develop a strong immune response following just one dose of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine, according to initial results from an ongoing clinical trial.Sponsored ... Read more...

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Anxious mums-to-be ‘more likely to have smaller babies’


October 28th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Anxiety in pregnant women impacts their babies' size and gestational age, claims a new study.Published in the journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, the study says that women with ... Read more...

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Trials to test H1N1 vaccine efficacy in HIV-infected pregnant women underway


October 10th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Scientists have launched a trial to test the efficacy of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected pregnant women.The vaccine, manufactured by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, contains inactivated 2009 ... Read more...

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Exposure to H1N1 strain in womb linked to higher heart disease risk


October 1st, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): Looking at more than 100,000 individuals born during and around the time of the 1918 flu pandemic in the US, a collaborative study has shown that people exposed ... Read more...

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British inmate released for pregnancy


August 6th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IBNS
Laos, Aug 6 (IBNS) A pregnant British woman, who was jailed in Laos on drug charges, has left the capital, Vientiane, on Thursday for homeland Britain, said an official from the Lao ... Read more...

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Small placenta may result in death of foetus (Lead)


August 3rd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) A foetus may not survive if the mass of placenta which supplies food and oxygen to the developing baby is small, says a new study. Limits in ... Read more...

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A foetus may die if the placenta is small


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The size of a placenta can determine whether a foetus survives or not. A small placenta can mean the foetus is starved of food and oxygen and may ... Read more...

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Chemicals in consumer products likely to cause premature births


July 7th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) A common contaminant present in consumer products, including cosmetics, may be causing an alarming rise in premature births, according to a new study. Phthalates are commonly used compounds in ... Read more...

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Chemicals in common consumer products linked to pre-term births


July 7th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A group of common environmental contaminants called phthalates, which are present in many industrial and consumer products including everyday personal care items, may play a role in premature ... Read more...

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