Search Results

Only 6 In 10 Commuters Would Give Up Seat On Train For Pregnant Woman

https://www.studyfinds.org/sixty-percent-commuters-give-seat-pregnant-woman/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Jul 05, 2018 … LONDON — Standing up and offering your seat to a pregnant woman on a crowded subway may seem like the right and obvious thing to do, but many commuters are surprisingly not so considerate. A survey of 2,000 regular commuters in the United Kingdom found that just 60% of them would give up their seat…

Hospital visits don’t raise pregnant patients’ chances of contracting COVID

https://www.studyfinds.org/hospital-visits-pregnant-covid/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Oct 14, 2020 … BOSTON, Mass. — Visiting a doctor’s office or hospital can be a stressful experience at any time. During a viral pandemic, these facilities can provoke an entirely new level of anxiety. Millions right now are afraid to visit the doctors, nurses, and surgeons they need over COVID-19 infection concerns. Now, however, a study finds that…

No Amount Of Alcohol Is ‘Safe’ When You’re Pregnant, Study Finds

https://www.studyfinds.org/pregnant-drinking-alcohol-study/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Oct 26, 2017 … BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — That occasional glass of wine may be more harmful than believed. A new study finds that simply put, no amount of alcohol is “safe” to drink when you’re pregnant. Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York conducted an experiment on pregnant rats, exposing them to ethyl alcohol vapor once, about halfway…

Alarming survey: 1 in 4 young adults don’t know women shouldn’t drink while pregnant

https://www.studyfinds.org/alarming-survey-quarter-young-adults-dangers-drinking-while-pregnant/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Jul 21, 2020 … NEW YORK — There are many risks that go along with drinking alcohol. For a pregnant woman, those risks can be especially harmful for their unborn child. Despite the dangers, an unnerving survey finds a quarter of young adults are unaware of the threat alcohol poses for a fetus. A poll of 2,000 British adults between…

Drinking even a small amount of alcohol while pregnant can put baby’s brain in danger

https://www.studyfinds.org/drinking-alcohol-pregnant-baby-brain/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Oct 03, 2020 … SYDNEY, Australia — Is there any “safe” amount of alcohol a pregnant woman can drink without possibly doing harm to her unborn child? It doesn’t look like it, according to a new study from the University of Sydney. Researchers say even low levels of alcohol use while pregnant can potentially have a “significant impact” on…

Placentas From Pregnant Women With Coronavirus Show Injury, Abnormal Blood Flow

https://www.studyfinds.org/placentas-from-pregnant-women-with-coronavirus-show-injury-abnormal-blood-flow/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

May 28, 2020 … EVANSTON, Ill. — There’s been a lot of confusion in recent months surrounding whether or not COVID-19 can harm babies still residing in their mother’s womb. Now, a new study from Northwestern University has found some compelling evidence that COVID-19 can, at the very least, interfere in pregnancies. Placentas taken from 16 women who tested positive…

Pregnant Women Often Feel Pushed Out Of Their Careers, Study Finds

https://www.studyfinds.org/pregnant-women-often-feel-pushed-out-of-their-careers-study-finds/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Sep 05, 2019 … TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — It’s hardly a new phenomenon that women in the workplace have a harder time than men. It’s an unfair attitude and culture that has existed for far too long, and now a new study by researchers at Florida State University finds that a significant portion of working women feel they are being actively…

Using marijuana while pregnant raises risk of children developing sleep problems

https://www.studyfinds.org/marijuana-pregnant-children-sleep-problems/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Sep 21, 2020 … BOULDER, Colo. — It’s become common knowledge that smoking and drinking can have harmful side-effects during pregnancy. Although the use of marijuana is gaining acceptance in several U.S. states, a new study warns this shouldn’t be seen as a green light for expecting mothers. Researchers say using marijuana while pregnant can greatly increase the risk…

Pregnant Women at Very Low Risk of Transmitting COVID-19 to Their Babies

https://www.studyfinds.org/pregnant-women-at-very-low-risk-of-transmitting-covid-19-to-their-babies/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Jun 16, 2020 … NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom — For expecting mothers, the fear of spreading the coronavirus to their babies is something that can’t be avoided. Some medical reports have suggested that having a caesarean section would reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 from mother to newborn. A new study finds evidence, however, that pregnant women have little to worry…

Pass The Sugar? Using Low-Calorie Sweeteners While Pregnant May Be Harmful To Babies

https://www.studyfinds.org/pass-the-sugar-using-low-calorie-sweeteners-while-pregnant-may-be-harmful-to-babies/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Feb 12, 2020 … CALGARY, Alberta — Low-calorie sweeteners are supposed to be a healthy choice, but for pregnant women, consuming such products may be detrimental to their unborn child. Babies born to mothers who used low-calorie sweeteners over the course of their pregnancy exhibited increased body fat and disrupted gut microbiota, according to a new study. While some…

Dad-Friendly Prenatal Waiting Rooms At OB-GYN Offices Benefit Men — And Pregnant Women Too

https://www.studyfinds.org/dad-friendly-prenatal-waiting-rooms-at-ob-gyn-offices-benefit-men-and-pregnant-women-too/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Apr 17, 2020 … NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Sometimes small changes can make a big difference. Such is the case with props in a doctor’s office. Many OB-GYN waiting rooms are filled with tender images of moms and their babies, but where are the dads? According to a new Rutgers University study, transforming tentative and uneasy dads into involved ones…

Giving Birth In Spring Or Winter Lowers Risk Of Postpartum Depression, Study Finds

https://www.studyfinds.org/postpartum-depression-birth-seasons/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Nov 10, 2017 … BOSTON — If you want to avoid the baby blues, it’s best to give birth in the spring or winter, a new study finds. Researchers at the American Society of Anesthesiology reviewed the medical records of over 20,000 women who delivered children between June 2015 and August 2017. A little more than four percent of…

Pregnancy stereotypes can cause more workplace accidents for expectant employees

https://www.studyfinds.org/pregnancy-stereotypes-can-cause-more-workplace-accidents-for-expectant-employees/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Jul 02, 2020 … PULLMAN, Wash. — Pregnant women in the workplace are often unfairly stereotyped as less competent than other employees. Now, a new study from Washington State University finds that these beliefs can also lead to more workplace accidents and injuries. Researchers posit that pregnant employees are often so determined to prove these stereotypes untrue they end…

Taking Vitamin D During Pregnancy Could Reduce Autism Risk, Studies Find

https://www.studyfinds.org/vitamin-d-autism-study/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Mar 28, 2017 … QUEENSLAND, Australia — Research has shown that vitamin D helps prevent osteoporosis in older adults, and can also reduce the risk of diabetes and cancer, among other life-threatening illnesses.  But to date the so-called “sunshine” vitamin has received far less public health emphasis than vitamins C and E. Now, two recent studies – one with…

‘Babies are doing well’: Infants born to moms with COVID have few complications

https://www.studyfinds.org/babies-born-to-moms-with-covid-few-complications/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Oct 02, 2020 … SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Giving birth during the coronavirus pandemic can frighten many expecting parents, especially if the mother has COVID-19. A new study puts some of those fears to rest, revealing babies are no more at risk for respiratory problems and other issues whether their mother tests positive for COVID or not. “The babies are…

Study: In Pregnancy, Boys Are ‘Easier’ On The Body Than Girls

https://www.studyfinds.org/study-finds-pregnancy-immunity-gender/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Feb 27, 2017 … COLUMBUS, Ohio — Many couples expecting children often forego the revelation of their baby’s sex until birth so they can revel in the surprise of the life-changing moment. New research, however, may lead more women to opt for the early announcement. According to a recent study, a pregnant woman’s immune responses are heavily affected by the…

How About Some Good News? Coronavirus Can’t Be Passed From Mom To Newborn, Study Finds

https://www.studyfinds.org/how-about-some-good-news-coronavirus-cant-be-passed-from-mom-to-newborn-study-finds/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Mar 16, 2020 … WUHAN, China — In a respite from the seemingly never-ending parade of doom and gloom, a new study out of Wuhan has come to a promising conclusion. Chinese researchers believe that the novel coronavirus is not transferrable from pregnant mothers to newborns at birth. This is actually the second piece of research out of China this…

Study: Century-Old Fertility Method Helps Infertile Couples Achieve Pregnancy Without IVF

https://www.studyfinds.org/old-fertility-method-pregnancy-ivf/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Jan 08, 2018 … ADELAIDE, Australia — Old news is good news for couples struggling to conceive children. A fertility method that has been around for more than 100 years may help infertile couples achieve pregnancy without the need for pricey In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatments, a recent study finds, and it works without any known side effects. Researchers at the University of…

Cannabis use during pregnancy can change a child’s mental ability, behavior

https://www.studyfinds.org/cannabis-pregnancy-childs-mental-ability-behavior/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Oct 20, 2020 … PULLMAN, Wash. — From smoking, to drinking, to poor diet choices, there are many things that negatively impact a pregnancy. A study is adding to that list, saying regular cannabis use may have serious side-effects that last into adulthood for that child. Researchers at Washington State University find offspring of regular cannabis users experience long-term cognitive…

Giving babies antioxidant MitoQ while in womb may prevent heart disease later in life

https://www.studyfinds.org/mitoq-antioxidant-babies-womb-prevents-heart-disease/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Aug 22, 2020 … CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom – Heart disease kills one in three people and costs the United States and Canada $130 billion each year. Most of this financial burden comes from treatment costs rather than preventative measures. Scientists and doctors are now focusing on finding ways to prevent the disease rather than simply treating it. One of…

Study: Drinking Artificially-Sweetened Beverages During Pregnancy Boosts Child’s Obesity Risk

https://www.studyfinds.org/pregnancy-artificially-sweeteened-beverages-obesity/?swpmtx=19d343ba1c61bd6ec7bd28620e436388&swpmtxnonce=a184971f30

Jan 24, 2018 … WASHINGTON — Drinking a Diet Sprite while you’re pregnant won’t necessarily lead to obesity for your child, but it can be a serious risk factor in some cases, a recent study finds. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health found that women who had gestational diabetes and drank at least one artificially-sweetened beverage a day…