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Pregnancy complications

Probiotic milk linked to reduced risk of complications during pregnancy

Participating mothers-to-be were recruited for a larger long-term study between 1999 and 2008, and followed through pregnancy and beyond.

Feb 02, 2018, 12:25 PM IST

Pregnant and obese? Your baby could be unusually large, says study

The current study, involving 443 obese and 2,320 non-obese mothers and their babies, showed differences in the infants as early as the second trimester.

Dec 05, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

Kolkata woman's plea for abortion: SC forms 7-doctor medical board

A vacation bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul directed the medical board to submit the report by June 29 after ascertaining the health of the mother and the foetus.

Jun 23, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Abortion: Does it affect your fertility and future pregnancies? Possible health risks

Abortions are considered generally safe if they're carried out as early as possible in pregnancy.

Jan 17, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

Boy babies at greater risk of pregnancy complications

The study found that boys are more likely to be born spontaneously pre-term. Boys showed a 27 per cent higher risk for a pre-term birth between 20-24 weeks' gestation, 24 per cent higher risk for a pre-term birth between 30-33 weeks and 17 per cent higher risk for pre-term birth between 34-36 weeks.

Jul 12, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

I almost lost my voice after pregnancy: Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson thought her musical career came to an end when she lost her voice briefly following complications during pregnancy.

Feb 06, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

High exposure to air pollution increases pregnancy complications

 A new study has revealed that new evidence linking high exposure to air pollution to an increased risk of congenital malformations have been discovered.

Dec 29, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

Men's sperm quality does deteriorates with age

 A new study has demonstrated that sperm quality in men reduces with age and it can lead to couple's infertility and a range of negative health problems for the child.

Dec 01, 2014, 11:04 AM IST

Flu vaccine not tied to pregnancy complications

Pregnant women who get flu shots are at no greater risk for complications like high blood pressure, urinary tract infection or gestational diabetes, according to a new U.S. study.

Aug 09, 2013, 11:14 AM IST

Poor sleep in pregnancy could lead to complications

Scientists have shown that inadequate sleep during pregnancy can lead to complications and hinder normal immune processes, says a study.

Jul 18, 2013, 14:32 PM IST

Caloric restriction, exercise help prevent pregnancy complications

Consistent physical activity and healthier lifestyle changes beginning in a woman`s first trimester can prevent excessive weight gain in obese pregnant women.

Feb 13, 2013, 10:43 AM IST

Pregnancy still puts women’s lives at risk

Despite advances in science and technology, pregnancy still threatens a woman’s life and health, it has been revealed.

Oct 22, 2012, 22:00 PM IST

Common belief about pregnancy complications overturned

A recent study has revealed that women who have a specific type of antibody that interferes with blood vessel function are at risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes and that other antibodies in the same family thought to cause pregnancy complications do not put women at risk.

Jul 04, 2012, 12:27 PM IST