Obstetrics & gynaecology

Placenta plays pivotal 'umpire' role to influence pregnancy outcomes

Researchers have shown for the first time how the placenta "umpires" a fight for nutrients between a pregnant mother and her unborn baby. The study suggests that the placenta will adjust the amount of nutrients transported ...

Overweight & Obesity

Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition

(HealthDay)—Higher maternal prenatal body mass index (BMI) may be associated with poorer offspring brain development, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in JAMA Network Open.

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