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Pregnancy

A new pipeline for clinico-pathological and molecular placental research utilizing FFPE tissues.

Aug 12, 2021

The placenta is at the core of many pregnancy pathologies, but we have limited knowledge about placental function because of two key research barriers: 1) lack of guidelines for sample collection and ...

Intimate partner violence and the association of pregnancy intendedness - A cross-sectional study in southeastern Norway.

Aug 09, 2021

Unintended pregnancy in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV) is a public health issue. It is associated with increased health risks for women and their children. Our objective was to investi...

How women and providers perceive male partner resistance to contraceptives in Western Kenya: A qualitative study.

Aug 09, 2021

Almost a fifth of Kenyan women who desire to delay or avoid pregnancy are not using modern contraception. The objective of this study is to describe how Kenyan women, healthcare providers, and health ...

High worry in pregnancy predicts postpartum depression.

Aug 05, 2021

Anxiety in pregnancy is one of the strongest risk factors for postpartum depression (PPD), and high worry is a hallmark of many anxiety disorders. We sought to determine whether the Penn State Worry Q...

Mood episodes in pregnancy and risk of postpartum recurrence in bipolar disorder: The Bipolar Disorder Research Network Pregnancy Study.

Aug 05, 2021

Women with bipolar disorder (BD) are at high risk of mania/psychosis following childbirth. The risk factors for these episodes remain poorly understood and prospective studies are rare. Here, we exami...

Exercise during Pregnancy: Developmental Programming Effects and Future Directions in Humans.

Aug 05, 2021

Epidemiological studies show that low birth weight is associated with mortality from cardiovascular disease in adulthood, indicating that chronic diseases could be influenced by hormonal or metabolic ...

A multi-pollutant assessment of preconception persistent endocrine disrupting chemicals and incident pregnancy loss.

Aug 02, 2021

A few endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) have been associated with pregnancy loss often as reported by women, though there has been no study of EDC mixtures and pregnancy loss in keeping with the n...

Advancing health through research: A scoping review of and model for adjunctive psychosocial interventions to improve outcomes for perinatal women with bipolar disorder.

Aug 02, 2021

We aimed to identify randomized clinical trials (RCTs) which evaluated the efficacy of adjunctive psychosocial interventions to improve outcomes during the perinatal period for women with bipolar diso...

Perforated Meckel's diverticulum in omphalocele in a newborn: A case report of an uncommon presentation from northern Tanzania.

Aug 02, 2021

The concurrent existence of Omphalocele and Meckel's diverticulum is not unheard of but is relatively uncommon. A few cases of their coexistence have been reported. Due to the uncommon dual presentati...

Longitudinal exposure to consumer product chemicals and changes in plasma oxylipins in pregnant women.

Jul 29, 2021

Exposure to consumer product chemicals during pregnancy may increase susceptibility to pregnancy disorders by influencing maternal inflammation. However, effects on specific inflammatory pathways have...

Access to Postabortion Contraception: ACOG Committee Opinion Summary, Number 833.

Jul 26, 2021

All contraceptive methods are safe and effective when provided immediately after abortion procedures and when otherwise medically appropriate for a patient. Providing a contraceptive method immediatel...

Access to Postabortion Contraception: ACOG Committee Opinion, Number 833.

Jul 26, 2021

All contraceptive methods are safe and effective when provided immediately after abortion procedures and when otherwise medically appropriate for a patient. Providing a contraceptive method immediatel...

Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation - Medications used in Swiss Obstetrics.

Jul 26, 2021

In order to improve the safety of drugs in pregnancy and lactation, it is imperative that data on clinical practice be collected and validated.Data on routinely used medications were requested from 9 ...

Are two children at once better than one? Risk analysis of twin pregnancies and births after assisted reproduction.

Jul 22, 2021

Pregnancies and births following assisted reproductive treatment (ART) are related to an increased risk for adverse perinatal outcomes. The aim of this retrospective cohort study at a University Hospi...

3D stem cell-laden artificial endometrium: successful endometrial regeneration and pregnancy.

Jul 22, 2021

Serious injuries of the endometrium (the innermost lining layer of the uterus) or naturally thin endometrium can cause uterine dysfunction and subsequently predispose patients to infertility or miscar...

Levetiracetam exposure during prenatal and postnatal period induces cognitive decline in rat offsprings, not completely prevented by .

Jul 22, 2021

Levetiracetam (LEV) is an antiepileptic recommended during pregnancy. is a medicinal herb used in Ayurveda for improvement of cognition. Data on effects of LEV and Bacopa on cognition is inadequate. ...

Human biomonitoring of essential, nonessential, rare earth, and noble elements in placental tissues.

Jul 19, 2021

Exposure to certain metals has been recognized as a risk factor for numerous complications in vulnerable population groups, particularly pregnant women. This investigation evaluated the levels of esse...

The metabolic landscape of decidua in recurrent pregnancy loss using a global metabolomics approach.

Jul 19, 2021

Maternal metabolism undergoes dynamic changes during pregnancy. A deviation from this physiological metabolic status might be involved in the pathogenesis of pregnancy complications, such as recurrent...

Non-linear and non-additive associations between the pregnancy metabolome and birthweight.

Jul 15, 2021

Birthweight is an indicator of fetal growth and environmental-related alterations of birthweight have been linked with multiple disorders and conditions progressing into adulthood. Although a few stud...

Viral model of maternal immune activation alters placental AMPK and mTORC1 signaling in rats.

Jul 15, 2021

Maternal immune activation (MIA) is associated with neurodevelopmental disorders in offspring. We previously demonstrated that poly(I:C)-mediated MIA alters placental and fetal brain amino acid transp...