Study Finds That Untreated Migraines Could Increase the Risk of Pregnancy Complications
Migraines are extraordinarily painful and quite common, especially in women. Around 85 percent of people who suffer from migraines are women, and migraines affect about 18 percent of American women . . .
A new study suggests overeating Omega-6 fats could negatively impact pregnancy.
Omega-6 fats play a crucial role in the functioning and structure of cell membranes and also help regulate gene activity within the cell. Linoleic acid is one of the most prominent acids found in Omega-6 fat and is considered an essential fatty acid because the body is unable to synthesize it . . .
New study shows postnatal depression in men is often overlooked.
Postnatal depression—also called postpartum depression—is a type of depression that can develop following the birth of a baby. In recent years, more and more awareness has been brought to the condition, and several celebrities, including Chrissy Teigen, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Brooke Shields, have publicly shared their experiences with it following their own pregnancies . . .
How having an ultrasound at 36 weeks can better prepare you for your baby’s birth.
A recent UK study has demonstrated the life-saving difference a late-term ultrasound can make for expecting mothers and their soon-to-be-born babies. The average pregnancy lasts around 40 weeks. By getting an ultrasound done just four weeks prior, 179 women learned their babies would be born breech . . .
Over the past 25 years, birth weights have increased steadily
A recent retrospective study done on nearly 3,000 live births that occurred at St. Mary’s Hospital Manchester over the past 25 years has shown that the birth weights of babies conceived via in vitro fertilization has increased by 200g...
A significant difference was found in the sperm counts between users and nonusers
It seems to be counterintuitive, but a recent study done by Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that men who had smoked marijuana at least a couple of times in their life had significantly higher sperm counts that those that did not...