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Pregnancy and COVID-19: What are the risks?

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Pregnancy and COVID-19: What are the risks? Pregnancy and COVID-19: What are the risks? Credit: CC0 Public Domain If you are pregnant, you recently delivered a baby or you are breast-feeding, you’re probably concerned about the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on you and your baby. Here’s what you …

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    Broad support for alcohol pregnancy warning labels

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    Broad support for alcohol pregnancy warning labels Broad support for alcohol pregnancy warning labels Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A new study examining the levels of support of various alcohol control policies across seven countries including Australia, has found broad support for the proposition that alcohol products should carry pregnancy health …

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      Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to poorer outcomes for babies

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      Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to poorer outcomes for babies Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to poorer outcomes for babies Credit: CC0 Public Domain The use of cannabis during pregnancy leads to poorer health outcomes for babies, according to research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute. Published in …

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        NAFLD in pregnancy increases risks for mother and baby

        NAFLD in pregnancy increases risks for mother and baby

        NAFLD in pregnancy increases risks for mother and baby NAFLD in pregnancy increases risks for mother and baby NAFLD during pregnancy increases risks for both the mother and the baby, including hypertensive complications of pregnancy, maternal bleeding after delivery, and preterm birth. Credit: Journal of Hepatology Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease …

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          Pregnancy complications in assisted reproduction linked to a specific process

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          Pregnancy complications in assisted reproduction linked to a specific process Pregnancy complications in assisted reproduction linked to a specific process Human Embryo. Credit: Ed Uthman, MD/Wikipedia An experimental study from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania links a specific procedure—embryo culture—that is part of …

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            MRI pregnancy study gives new insights into the all-important placenta

            MRI pregnancy study gives new insights into the all-important placenta

            MRI pregnancy study gives new insights into the all-important placenta MRI pregnancy study gives new insights into the all-important placenta Example of the utero-placental pump, left the relaxed placenta before the contraction, right the contracted placenta (the placenta is the area with the red line around it): it’s clear how …

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