Severe Infections

Severe Infections During Pregnancy Associated With Complications Around Childbirth

Topic: Severe Infections During Pregnancy Associated With Complications Around Childbirth Individuals who are hospitalized during pregnancy due to sepsis have higher odds of complications surrounding childbirth, according to a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco. The study found that pregnancies complicated by sepsis were associated with an increased risk of cesarean delivery, postpartum…

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Why extreme heat can hurt expectant moms, prompt early pregnancy and infant death

Topic: Why extreme heat can hurt expectant moms, prompt early pregnancy and infant death California and several western states just experienced their hottest summer on record, and this issue will likely worsen with climate change. Although the human body can tolerate heat well, extreme temperatures become a concern the older someone gets. That’s because the…

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Can a 'Fertility Diet'

Can a ‘Fertility Diet’ Actually Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant?

Topic: Can a ‘Fertility Diet’ Actually Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant? As infertility rates rise, it’s becoming more common to eat for fertility. Experts weigh in on the effectiveness of these sometimes extreme regimens. When you’re trying to get pregnant, any number of lifestyle factors can impact your chances: smoking status, exercise habits, sleep,…

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