Stress During Pregnancy: Mom's Anxiety May Suppress Baby's Immune System (STUDY)
Mom's anxiety during pregnancy may influence the development of her baby's immune system, new research finds. Infants whose mothers experienced high anxiety during pregnancy had suppressed immune responses to vaccinations at 6 months old ...
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 ...
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 ...
Length Of Pregnancy: Healthy Term Can Vary By Five Weeks
How long a healthy ... the day of the women's last menstrual period. (The latter measure is more commonly used to determine a woman's due date.) But even after excluding babies who were born preterm, the length of pregnancy ranged from about ...
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.