Neural tube defects (NTDs) are a group of relatively common fatal or severely disabling birth defects, including spina bifida and anencephaly.
Scientists discovered years ago that newborn infants depend upon immune components transferred from their mothers to survive the onslaught of pathogens that begin invading their bodies as soon as they are born.
Research project at Aarhus University provides a new understanding of what can be defined as normal and excessive crying among infants.
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.