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For Serena Williams, Childbirth Was a Harrowing Ordeal. She’s Not Alone.

Not even the tennis dynamo Serena Williams is immune from the complications and challenges new mothers face during and after childbirth.<p>In a Vogue cover story published online on Wednesday, Ms. Williams, who holds 23 Grand Slam titles — some call her a superhero, others a queen — shared her …

Probiotics could be the solution to postnatal depression: study

Probiotics could help women avoid postnatal depression, a New Zealand study has found.<p>Taking a probiotic tablet once a day during pregnancy and in …

What’s killing America’s new mothers?

Elizabeth “Liz” Logelin was a young, fit woman with a promising career in operations management at Disney. On March 24, 2008, after a complicated pregnancy that saw her bedridden for nearly two months (three weeks of which were in the hospital), she delivered her daughter Madeline (“Maddy”) through …

Island ELIMINISAO Daunov sindrom među novorođenčadi, a način na koji su to uradili izazvao je ZGRAŽAVANJE

Izveštaj “CBS njuza” da je Island vodeća zemlja u “iskorenjivanju Daunovog sindroma kod novorođenčadi” početkom ove nedelje podigao je veliku …

Maternal Instinct, or O.C.D.?

I flick my eyes to the rearview mirror again and again.<p><i>He’s there. He’s there. He’s there.</i><p>Did I really see the baby? How can I be sure? How do I know that this moment is real, and that I didn’t leave his car seat on the hot asphalt of the driveway?<p>I don’t stop checking when I drop my infant son off …

​Amanda Seyfried Says She Took Antidepressants While Pregnant

"I've been taking Lexapro for years and years and years."<p>Actress Amanda Seyfried gave birth to her first child earlier this year, and has been refreshingly vocal about her life as a mom. In a recent interview, she revealed that she opted to take antidepressants throughout her pregnancy in order to …

Treatments for Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy

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Medical Journals

2-Minute Neuroscience: Dopamine

Dopamine is a monoamine and catecholamine neurotransmitter with many functions in the nervous system ranging from movement to lactation. In this …

Dopamine

Researchers uncover the fundamental importance of AMPA receptor biogenesis for brain function

For the first time, researchers have uncovered the significance of the molecular assembly processes—called biogenesis—of AMPA-type glutamate …

Grieving a Miscarriage: An Illustrated Discussion

Miscarriage — the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week — occurs in up to 20 percent of known pregnancies. When women and families are mourning, some find themselves wishing for more support.<p><i>Jessica Zucker is a Los Angeles-based psychologist specializing in women’s health, who</i> …

Kako bakino detinjstvo ostavlja trag na našim genima?

23. 01. 2015.<p>Nesrećan život ili uzbudljive avanture naših predaka mogu uticati na našu ličnost, ostavljajući nam u nasledstvo anksioznost ili …

Explainer: What is epigenetics?

Each creature inherits genes from its parents. These provide blueprints for how its cells will grow and act. Those blueprints usually say how those …

Genetics

Maternal Trauma History and Obstetric Outcomes

A mother’s mental health can have substantial impacts on her pregnancy, delivery and her baby’s health. Previous studies have demonstrated a link …

The Brain

Goodbye Too Soon, Sweet Angel

It has been less than a week since I’ve learned that our sweet little child will not be joining us Earthside. Last Tuesday we went in, all kinds of …

Pregnancy

Gene Regulation, Illustrated

Perhaps you read <i>The New Yorker</i> article by Siddhartha Mukherjee on epigenetics last week. Or maybe you skipped straight-ahead to the critiques, in …

Developmental Traumatology: Developmental Considerations in the Treatment of Traumatic Stress and PT

The Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH; 2014), in its survey of over 120 counseling centers across the nation, reported that about half of the …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

'I was convinced my baby would die the next day'

<b>Imagine looking at your newborn baby and being convinced they are the son of God. You may think this recent plotline in EastEnders sounds far-fetched. But it's actually a common symptom of post-partum psychosis, a condition that affects one in 500 mothers.</b><p>"It's like being in a vivid nightmare only …

We Need More Proof That Prenatal Gene Screens Are Beneficial

Expecting a baby often provokes mixed emotions—wonder and amazement but also concern. Will the child be healthy? Happy? Find his or her spot in the …

Doručak bez glutena

Osobe koje boluju od celijakije iz svoje prehrane moraju izbaciti gluten jer im upravo ovaj protein stvara niz zdravstvenih tegoba. Naime, kod osoba …