Tag Archives: Pregnancy

What causes miscarriages? An expert explains why women shouldn’t blame themselves

Feelings of guilt often compound the grief that follows miscarriage. fizkes/iStock via Getty Images Plus Rochanda Mitchell, University of Virginia Mother’s Day is a happy day for millions, but for those who have experienced a miscarriage, the day can be devastating. As many as one in four recognized pregnancies result in miscarriage. Pregnancy loss can be mentally and physically taxing. …

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COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective for pregnant women and their babies – new study

New infectious diseases come with all kinds of risks for women during pregnancy and childbirth. https://www.pexels.com/, FAL Catherine Thornton, Swansea University and April Rees, Swansea University COVID-19 vaccines are proving highly effective in pregnancy, according to a newly published study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. It has also found that mothers who have been vaccinated are passing …

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Naître prématurément a des conséquences à l’âge adulte : une étude internationale et participative les évalue

Prématuré de 34 semaines en couveuse. Sharon McCutcheon / Unsplash, FAL Elsa Lorthe, Université de Paris Voici 60 ans de cela, un grand prématuré, c’est-à-dire un enfant venu au monde avant 6 mois de grossesse, n’avait quasiment aucune chance de survivre. Aujourd’hui, dans notre pays, ces nouveaux-nés peuvent prétendre à vivre et à grandir normalement. Dans le monde, la prématurité reste …

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Why COVID makes it more important than ever that pregnant (and breastfeeding) women take vitamin D

Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock Hazel Flight, Edge Hill University Vitamin D, often known as the “sunshine vitamin”, is normally obtained through exposure of our skin to the sun. The Department of Health recommends that everyone in the UK should take a supplement of vitamin D during the winter months (October to March), as there is insufficient UV light for our bodies to manufacture …

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