Keyword Results for 'birth weight'
Air pollution ups risk of underweight babies Oct 15, 10:56 am
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that pregnant women exposed to even low levels of air pollution are at a higher risk of delivering low birth weight babies.
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A new study has indicated that women with periodontal disease may be at risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, such giving birth to a pre-term or low-birth weight baby.
Clamping umbilical cord soon after birth could hurt baby's health Aug 11, 10:29 am
Melbourne, Aug 11 (ANI): Clamping the umbilical cord too soon after birth could reduce the amount of blood that passes from mother to baby via the placenta, which could affect the baby's iron stores and birth weight, a new study has found.
Exercising 3 times per week during pregnancy lowers risk of high birth weight babies Jul 17, 4:31 pm
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found that moderate-intensity exercise three times a week during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy halves the risk of having a high birth weight newborn (babies with macrosomia, that is, weighing over 4 kilos) and, therefore, the risk of needing a caesarean delivery.
Daily dose of iron during pregnancy helps improve baby's weight Jun 21, 10:58 am
London, June 21 (ANI): Taking iron daily during pregnancy is associated with a significant increase in birth weight and a reduction in risk of low birth weight, a new study has revealed.
Low birth weight could be factor for age-related sight loss Jun 13, 11:07 am
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that people who were born with a low birth weight could be likelier to develop age-related vision loss.
Reduced brain size in kids with low birth-weight linked to poor academic performance Jun 11, 4:12 pm
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study has found that babies born with very low birth weight result in poor academic achievement in future.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): A new report released on Wednesday by "Save the Children" has revealed that India has the highest number of new-borns, dying on the first day from infections, low birth weight and asphyxia.
Vitamin D insufficiency linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes Mar 27, 11:47 am
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): There is a link between low doses of vitamin D and adverse health outcomes like gestational diabetes and preeclampsia in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in newborns, a new study has suggested.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Pregnant women in Ghana who slept on their back (supine sleep) were at an increased risk of stillbirth compared to women who did not sleep on their back, a new study has revealed.
Drinking coffee during pregnancy can affect baby's growth Mar 12, 10:31 am
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Expectant mothers who drink two cups of coffee a day, are more likely to have babies with lower birth weight, researchers have claimed.
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very low birth weight and born before 34 weeks gestation than infants of mothers who were given a placebo.
Air pollution linked to low birth weight Feb 7, 10:21 am
Washington, February 7 (ANI): Mothers who are exposed to particulate air pollution of the type emitted by vehicles, urban heating and coal power plants are significantly more likely to bear children of low birth weight, an international study has revealed.
Asthma not linked to birth weight Jan 16, 11:52 am
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Low birth weight is not associated with asthma risk in young children, a new study has revealed.
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy tied to lower birth weight Dec 21, 11:30 am
Washington, December 21 (ANI): Pregnant mothers with vitamin D deficiency may have babies with lower birth weight, according to a recent study.
Washington, December 11 (ANI): Pregnant mothers with vitamin D deficiency may have babies with lower birth weight, according to a recent study.
Genes pay role in low birth weight and later diabetes risk Dec 5, 2:43 pm
Johannesburg, December 5 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have identified four new genetic regions that influence birth weight, providing further evidence that genes as well as maternal nutrition are important for growth in the womb.
London, December 3 (ANI): An international team of genetics researchers has discovered four new gene regions that contribute to low birth weight - three of those regions influence adult metabolism, and appear to affect longer-term outcomes such as adult height, risk of type 2 diabetes and adult blood pressure.
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Being underweight at birth may have consequences above and beyond the known short-term effects, researchers say.
Frozen embryos boost IVF success Sep 4, 3:11 pm
London, September 4 (ANI): Use of frozen embryos is more likely to produce successful, complication-free IVF pregnancies than those that are fresh, a study has found.
Washington, August 30 (ANI): Women who have had three or more abortions have a higher risk of some adverse birth outcomes, such as delivering a baby prematurely and with a low birth weight, according to a new study.
Pesticides 'may reduce pregnancy length and birth weight' Apr 7, 12:05 pm
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Exposure of pregnant women to organophosphate (OP) pesticides may be associated with decreased gestational age and lower birth weight, a new study has claimed.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A dietary intervention during early life can reverse the tendency of low birth weight babies becoming obese in later life, researchers including one of an Indian origin have suggested.
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that influenza vaccination of pregnant women appears to have a significant positive effect on birth weight in babies.
Low birth weight 'may affect development of autism' Jan 20, 2:05 pm
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Low birth weight is an important environmental factor contributing to the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a new study has found.
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