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Water births are as safe as land births

Study reveals that water births are equally safe as land births for mom and baby.

15 Dec 2019 2:30 PM

Placenta development in older mothers may cause poor health in male offspring’s

Studies reveal that baby boys born to older mothers likely to develop heart problems later.

29 Nov 2019 9:21 AM

Carrying joy

A specialised structure called placenta develops inside the uterus once a woman conceives.

23 Aug 2019 12:57 AM

Scientists create "mini placenta" organoids in a lab dish

The human placenta supplies all the oxygen and nutrients essential for growth of a foetus.

29 Nov 2018 8:48 AM

Study shows carbon from polluted air is reaching placenta

Evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels, has been found in placentas for the first time.

17 Sep 2018 9:03 AM


Mothers' pesticide levels may lead to autism in children

The findings appeared in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

18 Aug 2018 8:03 PM

Father's genes can impact motherly love: Study

Changes in the mother's priorities during gestation and after birth are critically important for the wellbeing of the new baby.

01 Aug 2018 5:43 PM

Researchers say distress in pregnancy can 'turn on' schizophrenia genes

Schizophrenia is a mental health issue that affects how you think, behave, feel and cause one to have a distorted view of reality.

30 May 2018 1:49 PM

In-womb air pollution may increase BP in childhood: study

Ours is one of the first studies to show breathing polluted air during pregnancy may have a direct negative influence.

14 May 2018 5:29 PM

It's better to induce than watch and wait!

Turns out, it is better to induce the labour than to wait and watch, a new research has stated.

26 Apr 2018 9:11 PM


Eating placenta does not boost health, expert reveals

New research is also advising obstetricians to discourage their patients from eating the placenta in any form.

17 Oct 2017 2:29 PM

Eating placenta harmful for mother, child: Study

The placenta is an organ serving as the connection between mother and developing baby.

30 Sep 2017 6:33 PM