News Stories relating to "pregnant"
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Babies only hours old are able to differentiate between sounds from their native language and a foreign language, they begin absorbing language while still in the womb.
Sensory and brain mechanisms for hearing are developed at 30 weeks, and a new study shows that unborn babies are listening to their mothers talk during the last 10...
Thursday, May 10, 2012
If you want to get pregnant, see your dentist (No, we don't mean you should have sex in the dental chair). A recent Australian study compared rates of periodontal disease with the speed by which women conceived and found that women with fewer cavities got pregnant more quickly. It turns out that the kind of oral bacteria that causes cavities also...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
If you were born bad, mom can save you
--even BEFORE you're born! It's hard to think of a baby being violent or destructive, but the seeds of violence may be planted before a child is born, meaning that attention to health factors as early as the prenatal stage could...
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Will something like this ever happen
? Researchers are honing in on the development of what may be the first oral contraceptive for men
. Since it turns out the women actually want sex...
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Summer is hurricane season
, which seems far away right now
. But it never hurts to be prepared, because hurricanes do more than devastate the landscape--they're bad for pregnant women and their unborn children as...
Monday, December 27, 2010
At this year's holiday celebrations
, try to avoid rooms filled with second-hand smoke (especially if you're pregnant): Exposure to nicotine during pregnancy leads to a decrease in adult stem cells and a change in the brains of the offspring. Researchers...
Friday, November 19, 2010
God may change the brain
, but being a mother does too! (NOTE: Subscribers
can still listen to this show). New Moms often feel their brains have turned to mush, but new research shows that motherhood may...
Friday, December 5, 2008
?if you were born from a frozen embryo! - New studies show that babies born from frozen embryos (used with in vitro fertilization) are less likely to be underweight and premature. So should ALL of us use frozen embryos?
BBC News quotes fertility expert Allan Pacey as warning that "frozen embryo transfers are not as...
Wednesday, April 11, 2007
One of the most confusing things about being pregnant is figuring out what to eat. And did you know there?s something you should eat if you WANT to get pregnant?
In New Scientist, Phil McKenna reports that women who want to get pregnant but are having trouble doing so may need to switch to a high fat diet, because fertility experts have...
Thursday, October 3, 2002
One in every 100 babies in the U.S. was in a car crash before they were born. Car crashes are the leading cause of hospitalization during pregnancy, and can be dangerous for the fetus. In at least 1% of all births, women say they were in a car crash while pregnant. The pregnant women actually had better recoveries than those who weren't...