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Pregnancy

Effects of estradiol cypionate dose as an ovulatory stimulus on reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows during the summer season.

Feb 14, 2022

This experiment was designed to evaluate the effects of increasing doses of estradiol cypionate (ECP) on reproductive function of lactating dairy cows during the summer. In Exp. 1, 643 lactating Holst...

Impact of urinary incontinence on anxiety status during pregnancy: A prospective case-control study.

Feb 07, 2022

To evaluate the impact of the presence and severity of urinary incontinence (UI) on pregnancy-related anxiety.This prospective case-control study included 160 pregnant women. Pregnant women with UI (n...

Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for perinatal maternal depression, anxiety and stress: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Feb 07, 2022

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been widely studied in prenatal or postnatal depression, with much less research on anxiety and stress. This meta-analysis aims to comprehensively evaluate CBT e...

Experiences of pregnant women and healthcare professionals of participating in a digital antenatal CMV education intervention.

Jan 17, 2022

The study aimed to explore the perspectives of participating pregnant women and Health Care Professionals (HCPs) towards receiving and providing cytomegalovirus (CMV) education so that barriers and fa...

Factors associated with poor maternal health care services utilization in Eswatini: A secondary analysis of a nationally representative household survey.

Jan 17, 2022

This study investigated the prevalence and factors associated with poor maternal health care services utilization (MHCSU) i.e., having < 4 antenatal care (ANC) visits, not delivering at a health fa...

Maternal Physical Activity at Term and Spontaneous Labor: A Case-Crossover Study.

Jan 10, 2022

This study assessed associations between antenatal physical activity and the onset of spontaneous labor (SL).Data were taken from 541 participants in the third pregnancy, infection, and nutrition stud...

Safe treatment with somatostatin analogues in a woman with acromegaly whilst pregnant and lactating.

Jan 03, 2022

Pregnancy in acromegaly is rare, there have been few case reports and series published to date. Also breastfeeding under acromegaly treatment is extremely rare. The late diagnosis of pregnancy in acro...

Socioeconomic and Cognitive Roots of Trait Anxiety in Young Adults.

Dec 20, 2021

In 54 participants (41% women) from the Czech arm of the European Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood, a national birth cohort with prospectively collected data from their birth until young ...

The Role of Delivery Route on Colostrum Melatonin and Serum Il-6 Levels: a Prospective Controlled Study.

Dec 20, 2021

the aim of this study was to determine whether maternal serum IL-6 and postnatal melatonin levels change with the mode of delivery.a prospective controlled study was performed on pregnant women (17-43...

European Expert Consensus on Practical Management of Specific Aspects of Parathyroid Disorders in Adults and in Pregnancy: Recommendations of the ESE Educational Program of Parathyroid Disorders.

Dec 06, 2021

This European expert consensus statement provides recommendations for the diagnosis and management of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), chronic hypoparathyroidism in adults (HypoPT), and parathyroid...

Postpartum anhedonia: Emergent patterns in bipolar and unipolar depression.

Nov 29, 2021

The objective of this study was to identify differences in the longitudinal course anhedonia symptoms during postpartum in women diagnosed with unipolar or bipolar disorder. Female participants diagno...

[Retrospective validation of a model to predict the outcome of pregnancies of unknown location].

Nov 22, 2021

The prediction model M6 classifies pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) into a lor-risk or a high-risk group in developing ectopic pregnancy (EP). The aim of this study was to validate the two step M6 ...

'A small person that we made' - Parental conceptualisation of the unborn child: A constructivist grounded theory.

Nov 22, 2021

The way that expectant parents think and feel about the fetus during pregnancy is thought to be somewhat predictive of their later relationship with the child. However, efforts to identify determinant...

The Risk of Preterm Birth in Low Risk Pregnant Women with Urinary Tract Infections.

Nov 15, 2021

 Urinary tract infections are among the most common infections during pregnancy. The association between symptomatic lower urinary tract infections during pregnancy and fetal and maternal complicati...

Validation of the 'EPICES' social deprivation score in a population of women who have just given birth: a French cross-sectional study.

Nov 08, 2021

To assess the diagnostic performance of the EPICES score for identifying social deprivation during pregnancy in a population of women in the immediate postpartum period.This cross-sectional survey too...

History of Preeclampsia Is a Risk Factor for Acute Kidney Injury

Nov 04, 2021

“Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy—specifically gestational hypertension and preeclampsia—are important causes of morbidity in pregnant women,” explains Joshua Shapiro, MD. “In addition to...

1-Nitropyrene exposure impairs embryo implantation through disrupting endometrial receptivity genes expression and producing excessive ROS.

Nov 01, 2021

Haze problem is an important factor threatening human health. PM2.5 is the main culprit haze. 1-Nitropyrene (1-NP) is the main nitrated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, the toxic component of PM2.5 pa...

Racial/Ethnic Disparity Found in Severe Maternal Morbidity

Oct 25, 2021

Racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health outcomes are pronounced and persistent in the United States, and—to some extent—remain unexplained, according to Alecia J. McGregor, PhD. “In par...

Plane of nutrition and FSH-induced superovulation affect the expression of steroid hormone receptors and growth factors in caruncular tissue of non-pregnant sheep.

Oct 25, 2021

Implantation is a critical step in the establishment of pregnancy and an important part of embryo-maternal contact. Uterine receptivity can be affected by changes in body condition and the maternal en...

Examining Anesthesia-Related Adverse Events in Obstetrics

Oct 21, 2021

 “Anesthesia-related adverse events (AEs) in obstetric populations in developed countries are infrequent but may be associated with significant maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality,” exp...