Fetal Development

Alcohol and an Unplanned Pregnancy

One of the most dangerous things that a pregnant woman can do is to overindulge in alcohol during pregnancy. In fact, most medical practitioners recommend against consuming any alcohol whatsoever while you’re pregnant. But, what should you do if you have a surprise pregnancy and may have consumed alcohol during those first few weeks before

Pregnancy Protein Implicated in Autism and Schizophrenia

Your baby’s development is influenced by almost countless factors. While you do your best to make sure your child isn’t impacted by your actions, there are some things that simply are beyond your control. Take, for example, the recent research on pregnancy and its relationship to autism and schizophrenia. According to researchers, This protein, known

Vitamin D and Baby’s Brain Development

Studies have shown that women who do not get enough Vitamin D during pregnancy may have babies that have poorer mental skills and movement skills than those that got enough.

Second Hand Smoke and your Unborn Baby

In terms of second-hand smoke, some research suggests that second-hand smoke can also be very dangerous to your developing unborn baby.  A pregnant woman who breathes in smoke is getting less oxygen than she otherwise would be.  This, in turn, means that her baby is getting less oxygen than he otherwise might.  This lesser degree

Alcohol and Your Pregnancy

  In this day and age, there are very few who don’t realize that it’s dangerous to drink alcohol while you are pregnant. We know that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can lead to birth defects. Still, recent studies conducted by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) have shown that over 7% of pregnant women in

Fetal Development Week by Week – Week 33

A description of fetal development during week 33 of pregnancy.

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