Categories
Loading
Welcome to Babble,
Settings
Sign Out

Get the Babble Newsletter!

Already have an account? .

While You Were Puking: Pregnancy Medical News Weekly Update #20

Pregnancy Medical News Weekly Update

You might want to rethink drinking from a throw-away water bottle…

Is it me, or are these weeks just flying by? Fridays kick off the weekend, but not before we cover this week’s breaking pregnancy medical news. Once again — and it never ceases to amaze me — there is a ton of new info out this week.

Click through to find out what you may have missed this week!

nggallery template=’carousel’ id=’129244′

  • Pollen Exposure During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Early Asthma for Kid 1 of 7
    Pollen Exposure During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Early Asthma for Kid
    According to a new study out of Sweden, a woman's exposure to high pollen levels in late pregnancy increases the risk of early asthma in the child. Apparently, high levels of pollen exposure during the last 12 weeks of pregnancy resulted in a significantly increased risk of hospitalization for asthma symptoms in the first year of life for a child.
    Source: Science Daily
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • Dad’s Stress During Pregnancy Affects Baby at Toddlerhood 2 of 7
    Dad's Stress During Pregnancy Affects Baby at Toddlerhood
    Researchers from Norway have found that an expectant father's mental health problems could be linked to his child's future behavioral and emotional difficulties. The research shows that dad's psychological distress increases the risk of the child developing behavioral difficulties, emotional difficulties, and impaired social functioning.
    Read what this Babble Dad has to say about it.
    Source: MedPage Today
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • Antibiotic Tied to Higher Risk of Miscarriage 3 of 7
    Antibiotic Tied to Higher Risk of Miscarriage
    Researchers from Denmark are reporting that the use of the antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin) during the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of miscarriage by 56 percent.
    Source: MedPage Today
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • Past-Due Pregnancies on the Decline 4 of 7
    Past-Due Pregnancies on the Decline
    U.S. pregnancies lasting longer than 42 weeks are becoming much less common, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, the number of post-term pregnancies is less than half of what it was 20 years ago.
    Source: NPR
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • Mom’s BPA Level Stunts Fetal Growth 5 of 7
    Mom's BPA Level Stunts Fetal Growth
    A new study found that higher concentrations of BPA in mothers were associated with reduced fetal weight and head circumference. BPA is commonly found in food containers, including canned goods and plastic water bottles.
    Source: MedPage Today
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • Certain Fats During Pregnancy Lead to Fatter Kids 6 of 7
    Certain Fats During Pregnancy Lead to Fatter Kids
    A recently published study reveals that children who were born to mothers who had greater levels of certain polyunsaturated fats had a greater fat mass themselves.
    Source: Medical Xpress
    Photo: iStockphoto
  • FDA Approves New IUD 7 of 7
    FDA Approves New IUD
    A new intrauterine device that can prevent pregnancy for up to three years has earned FDA approval. It is the first IUD approved by the FDA in over 10 years.
    Source: MedPage Today
    Photo: iStockphoto

Read more of Aela’s writing at Two Moms Make A Right.

And don’t miss a post!
Follow Aela’s Baby-blog Board on Pinterest

Follow Two Moms Make a Right on Twitter and Facebook.

FacebookTwitterGoogle+TumblrPinterest
Tagged as: , , , , ,

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Learn More.

FacebookTwitterGoogle+TumblrPinterest