News tagged with gestational age

Prenatal DHA reduces early preterm birth, low birth weight

(Medical Xpress)—University of Kansas researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very ...

Feb 25, 2013
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Waking embryos before they are born

Under some conditions, the brains of embryonic chicks appear to be awake well before those chicks are ready to hatch out of their eggs. That's according to an imaging study published online on May 3 in Current Bi ...

May 03, 2012
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