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Smoking in pregnancy raises infant’s obesity risk | health

Children whose mothers smoked during their pregnancy are at increased risk of being obese later in life, say researchers. The findings, published in the journal Experimental Physiology, showed that chemerin, a protein that is produced by fat cells and appears to play a role in energy storage, was more prevalent ...

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Smoking during pregnancy may affect both infant and mothers’ health: Study

Maternal smoking may affect both infant and mothers’ health. (Source: GettyImages) Smoking during pregnancy is known to pose risks to both baby and mother, but a new research offers a detailed evidence about the association between maternal smoking and childhood hospitalisation, as well as birth conditions which can lead to ...

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Painkillers during pregnancy does not up asthma risk in kids: Study

The European research reassure women to take painkillers during pregnancy when they are prescribed by a doctor. (Source: GettyImages) Taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy does not increase the risk of asthma in children, according to a study of almost 500,000 women. The research, which uses prescription data on ...

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Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of sudden infant death | health

Mothers, take note! According to a new study, mothers who smoke before and during pregnancy contribute to the risk of an infant dying suddenly and unexpectedly before their first birthday. The results of the study were published in the journal ‘Pediatrics’. According to thestudy, any amount of smoking during pregnancy ...

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An early pregnancy after stillbirth is safe: Study

The news has come as reassuring for many. (Source: File Photo) A new study has stated that a quick pregnancy after stillbirth is safe. In order to arrive at the result, the study took into account 14,000 births and did not notice any added risk if conceived before. The results ...

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Pregnancy within a year of stillbirth not associated with risk of pregnancy loss | fitness

Pregnancy within a year of stillbirth not associated with risk of pregnancy loss | fitness

Conceiving within a year of stillbirth is not associated with increased risk of pregnancy loss, preterm birth, or any other health risk to the baby, finds a new study, challenging previous recommendations. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends women to wait for at least two years after a livebirth and ...

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Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face | fitness

Smoking, alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to congenital deformities of face | fitness

Smoking, alcohol consumption, exposure to chulha smoke or passive smoking, over-medication and radiation exposure during first few weeks of pregnancy along with nutritional deficiencies may lead to congenital deformities of the face such as cleft lip and palate anomaly, according to a study by AIIMS. Cleft lip or cleft palate ...

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Dietary, lifestyle interventions beneficial before pregnancy | health

Dietary, lifestyle interventions beneficial before pregnancy | health

According to a new research, dietary and lifestyle interventions are important for overweight and obese women before their pregnancy. The study was published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. The researchers reported the results of a large study of birth outcomes in more than 500 overweight or obese ...

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Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain’s Anita Bhabi aka Saumya Tandon announces pregnancy, says she’s feeling like a magician | tv

Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain’s Anita Bhabi aka Saumya Tandon announces pregnancy, says she’s feeling like a magician | tv

Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain! actress Saumya Tandon on Tuesday announced that she is pregnant with her first child. She has called it a “fascinating ride” in an Instagram post. Saumya essays the role of Anita Bhabhi, also known as ‘Gori Mem’ in the show. She posted a photograph of herself ...

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Father’s age can play a role in pregnancy outcome, baby’s health | sex and relationships

Father’s age can play a role in pregnancy outcome, baby’s health | sex and relationships

While women, for years, have been encouraged not to put off having children until their late 30s and 40s, a new study says that infants of older fathers are more likely to be less healthy at birth. The study explored that although the absolute risks remain low, there is a ...

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