Rates of anxiety and depression have increased during the pandemic and are linked to preeclampsia risk, making screening for mental health conditions at prenatal visits essential.
Researchers compared maternal and perinatal outcomes in US pregnant patients with cirrhosis, noncirrhotic chronic liver disease (CLD), and without CLD.
The study authors sought to examine whether adhering to the Mediterranean diet will lower the risk of preeclampsia, including in Black patients.
Researchers delineate strategies to prevent weight gain and body composition changes among women during perimenopause and menopause.
A Japanese study is the first to demonstrate the potential of saw palmetto extract to ameliorate lower urinary tract symptoms in adult women, according to investigators.
The novel combined oral contraceptive pill includes estetrol 15mg (E4) and drospirenone 3mg (DRSP).
Women with insomnia were more likely to report prior or current depression than women without insomnia in the study.
During the month of August, 2 publications delved into the decades-old debate questioning exactly how drastically a mothers activities while pregnant affect her child in the future, specifically in terms of alcohol consumption. We asked Elizabeth Sowell, PhD, director of the Developmental Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory at The Saban Research Institute of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and professor of pediatrics at the USC Keck School of Medicine, to share her thoughts.
Who doesn’t love a reason to throw a party? Traditionally, birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, and weddings have been occasions for good friends and family to celebrate. Recently added to these events (by expectant parents) are “gender reveal parties,” created to reveal and celebrate the sex of a baby. Some parents-to-be wait for the debut of their child into the world to learn its gender, but others embrace the information as an excuse to party before delivery.