Poor Sleep in Pregnancy Can Disrupt the Immune System and Cause Birth-Related Complications
July 17, 2013 ? Poor sleep quality and quantity during pregnancy can disrupt normal immune processes and lead to lower birth ... symptoms and poor sleep quality. These disturbances can exacerbate the body's inflammatory responses and cause an ...
Your Pregnancy Week by Week: Weeks 1-4
If you are newly pregnant or trying to conceive, you have many questions about what to expect. How will your body change? What's happening inside you? Our week-by-week guide will help you through your nine months of pregnancy so you can be a smarter ...
Diet for First Few Weeks of Pregnancy
Pregnancy and motherhood both are events that warrant an enhanced state of health. Most health parameters for the perfect pregnancy are dependant on nutrition A lot of people tend to confuse the food they eat with the nutrition their body needs. Take a ...
You and your baby at 0-8 weeks pregnant
In these early weeks of pregnancy the embryo is attached to a tiny yolk sac which provides ... The fifth week of pregnancy is the time of the first missed period, when most women are only just beginning to think they may be pregnant. Yet already the ...
Mom's Anxiety May Suppress Baby's Immune System
But no one had ever tested the immune systems of babies with anxious moms directly. To do so, O'Connor and his colleagues recruited 20- to 34-year-old pregnant women to complete questionnaires about their levels of worry at eight to 12 weeks of pregnancy.