Study Builds Argument That Infections May Cause Autism

A study released Wednesday supports the argument that infections during pregnancy may cause some cases of autism. Women who had active infections with genital herpes early in pregnancy were twice as likely to have a child with autism than women who did not, a team of researchers found. The findings, published in the journal mSphere, add to evidence that inflammation during pregnancy may affect the brain of a developing fetus. “We

Top 10 foods to eat when pregnant

Eating right during pregnancy can be a nerve wracking experience especially due to the lots of conflicting information available. Even if you are careful to take meals containing all the essential minerals and vitamins, you might not be taking the right foods especially if your appetite is not up to speed yet. The following are top 10 that you should eat when pregnant to ensure that you, as well as

Beware of obesity during pregnancy

Obesity increases a pregnant women’s chances of gestational diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia, long labour, labour interventions and miscarriage. Before she got pregnant in 2014, Lizzy King, 28, of East Lansing, Michigan, gave herself a “lifestyle overhaul”. She started running and lost 23kg. She eschewed processed food and ate her first banana. King became “hyper-aware of the effects of too much weight gain before and during pregnancy”, she said. “That was fuel


Pregnancy phase is an interesting for mother and father. Most of us want to know baby’s size week by week. Read this infographic about your baby’s size week by week :- Find more great infographics on NerdGraph Infographics

Pregnancy : Morning Sickness

For pregnant women, sometimes you feel sick and could vomit. The condition called of ‘morning sickness’ can acutally happen at any time of the day. This ‘morning sickness‘ nothing to do with the underlying health of your pregnancy or that of your unborn baby. It’s only sign of normal pregnancy. Coping with the feelings of nausea and sporadic vomiting is an unwanted additional concern when you’re pregnant. There are, however,

Planning A Pregnancy - Guide for Mother

It is important to planning a pregnancy because it will effect your health. Preparation is needed to ensure you get a healthy baby and safe to give birth. The most important step is do pre-pregnancy checkup to your doctor. Make sure the doctor have a certificate to give the right advice in your pregnancy process. The doctor will give you some advice such as :-