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Apr, 2018

Genes Associated With Severe Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy Identified

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New study from UCLA has identified two genes associated with hyperemesis gravid-arum, for which the cause was previously unknown. The genes, known as GDF15 and IGFBP7, are both involved in the development of the placenta and play important roles in early pregnancy and appetite regulation. The study is published in the journal Nature Communications. Most women experience some morning sickness during pregnancy, but about 2 percent of pregnant women experience a…

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Apr, 2018

Parental Blood Types And Pregnancy

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  Women should check their blood type as soon as they get pregnant. There are four blood groups namely A, B, AB, and O. Women can have an Rh factor which is specifically Rhesus D antigen. This is when the proteins appear on the blood surface. The women who have Rh factor are Rh positive (A+, B+, AB+, and O+) and those who are Rh negative (A-, B-, AB- and…

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Apr, 2018

6 Rules Of Bathing During Pregnancy

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    6 Important things to bear in Mind While Taking a Bath During Pregnancy There might be a long list of things about what to do and what not to do during your pregnancy.  One amongst this is not taking bath on a regular basis. Now, this isn’t just weird but an old wives tale that holds no relevance. In fact, a bath is a great way to soothe…

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