A New Study Revealed a Bacterial Weaponry that Causes Stillbirth
Toxic balloons bud from Strep B. A new study in pregnant mice shows these fluid-filled sacs can cause inflammation, premature delivery and stillbirth.
Potato Consumption Linked To Greater Risk Of Gestational Diabetes, Study Finds
But new research published this week in the British Medical Journal has found that women who eat more than five servings of potato a week before becoming pregnant are more likely to develop gestationa...
New Study Finds That It’s Safe To Eat During Labor
Pregnant women rejoice! You no longer have to starve while you are in labor. A new study released by the American Society of Anesthesiologists says that women are no longer at risk for aspirating if t...
Pediatricians Say Absolutely No Drinking While Pregnant
Ten percent of pregnant women say they drink, even though doctors have spent decades saying that birth defects and developmental delays from alcohol can be prevented completely by abstaining. Sure, yo...
Mom Of Conjoined Twins Gives Birth Despite Knowing Only One Child Will Survive
Amber McCullough delivered her girls, named Hannah and Olivia, Wednesday at the Children's Hospital of Colorado, where they immediately underwent a 5-hour surgery to separate the two girls. Olivia who...
Cat parasite Toxoplasma Gondii Linked To Mental Illness, Schizophrenia
Everyone loves cuddling with kittens. But there can be a little-known danger lurking behind that furry little face and that innocent-sounding meow: a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii). T. ...
Obstetrics
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Obstetrics
Obstetrics (from the Latin obstare, "to stand by") is the health profession or medical specialty that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum period (including care of the newborn). The midw...
Obstetrics - Wikipedia
Potato Consumption Linked To Greater Risk Of Gestational Diabetes, Study Finds
But new research published this week in the British Medical Journal has found that women who eat more than five servings of potato a week before becoming pregnant are more likely to develop gestationa...
New Study Finds That It’s Safe To Eat During Labor
Pregnant women rejoice! You no longer have to starve while you are in labor. A new study released by the American Society of Anesthesiologists says that women are no longer at risk for aspirating if t...
Pediatricians Say Absolutely No Drinking While Pregnant
Ten percent of pregnant women say they drink, even though doctors have spent decades saying that birth defects and developmental delays from alcohol can be prevented completely by abstaining. Sure, yo...
Cat parasite Toxoplasma Gondii Linked To Mental Illness, Schizophrenia
Everyone loves cuddling with kittens. But there can be a little-known danger lurking behind that furry little face and that innocent-sounding meow: a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii). T. ...
Cervical pregnancy
A Cervical pregnancy is an ectopic pregnancy that has implanted in the uterine endocervix. Such a pregnancy typically aborts within the first trimester, however, if it is implanted closer to the uteri...
Gestational trophoblastic disease
Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a term used for a group of pregnancy-related tumours. These tumours are rare, and they appear when cells in the womb start to proliferate uncontrollably. The...
Gestational trophoblastic disease - Wikipedia
Diabetes mellitus and pregnancy
For women with diabetes mellitus, pregnancy can present some particular challenges for both mother and child. If the woman has diabetes as an intercurrent disease in pregnancy, it can cause early labo...
Placenta praevia
Placenta praevia (placenta previa AE) is an obstetric complication in which the placenta is inserted partially or wholly in the lower uterine segment. It is a leading cause of antepartum haemorrhage (...
Placenta praevia - Wikipedia
Meconium peritonitis
Meconium peritonitis refers to rupture of the bowel prior to birth, resulting in fetal stool (meconium) escaping into the surrounding space (peritoneum) leading to inflammation (peritonitis). Despite ...
Rh disease
Rh disease (also known as Rhesus isoimmunisation, Rh (D) disease, Rhesus incompatibility, Rhesus disease, RhD Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn, Rhesus D Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn or RhD HDN) is...
Gestational choriocarcinoma
Gestational choriocarcinoma is a malignant trophoblastic tumour arising from any gestational event during pregnancy in the reproductive female. Women with gestational choriocarcinoma may present with ...
Chorangioma
A chorangioma is a non-neoplastic, hamartoma-like growth in the placenta consisting of blood vessels.
Large chorangiomas are diagnosed by ultrasound or MRI, and confirmed by histologic examination...
Chorangioma - Wikipedia
Hydatidiform mole
Molar pregnancy is an abnormal form of pregnancy in which a non-viable fertilized egg implants in the uterus and will fail to come to term.A molar pregnancy is a gestational trophoblastic disease whic...
Hydatidiform mole - Wikipedia
Streptococcus agalactiae
Streptococcus agalactiae (also known as Group B streptococcus or GBS) is a beta-hemolytic Gram-positive streptococcus.
The CAMP test is an important test for identification. GBS (group B Streptoco...
Pre-eclampsia
Pre-eclampsia or preeclampsia (PE) is a disorder of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure and a large amount of protein in the urine. The disorder usually occurs in the third trimester of pre...
Pre-eclampsia - Wikipedia
Pregnancy category
The pregnancy category of a pharmaceutical agent is an assessment of the risk of fetal injury due to the pharmaceutical, if it is used as directed by the mother during pregnancy. It does not include ...
Oocyte selection
Oocyte selection is a procedure that is performed prior to in vitro fertilization, in order to use oocytes with maximal chances of resulting in pregnancy. In contrast, embryo selection takes place aft...