Research suggests that infants whose mothers received paid family leave showed greater brain activity in their first three months.
A newly published research report commissioned by Public Health Scotland and the Scottish Government describes how maternity care in Scotland has been experienced during the pandemic.
NICE’s latest quality standard published 16 March 2022 sets out how health and care services can improve the diagnosis, assessment, and prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
Michael Golding, an associate professor in the CVMBS’ Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology (VTPP), has spent years investigating the father’s role, specifically as it relates to drugs and alcohol, in fetal development.
From the University of Edinburgh. Having an infection like coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) can have an impact on the health of a pregnant woman and her baby. The SARS-CoV-2 virus causes COVID-19 disease.
Home birth is controversial in the United States. A recent study conducted by midwives, obstetricians and epidemiologists from the University of British Columbia and Bastyr University in Washington found that a planned home birth with a licensed midwife is as safe as giving birth at a licensed birth centre.
Research from the United States’ Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has shown that episodes of maternal stress or depression during pregnancy are associated with chemical modifications to placental genes.