Singapore studies Covid-19 pregnancy puzzle after baby born with antibodies

Singapore studies Covid-19 pregnancy puzzle after baby born with antibodies

Doctors are studying the impact of Covid-19 on pregnant women and their unborn babies in Singapore, where an infant delivered by an infected mother earlier this month had antibodies against the virus but did not carry the disease.

Pregnancy during Covid-19 requires medical and mental support, PHCC

Pregnancy during Covid-19 requires medical and mental support, PHCC

Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) is focused on providing pregnant women with the medical and mental support they require, taking into account the additional challenges that have emerged during the Covid-19

Get health tips from right person, HMC tells pregnant women

Get health tips from right person, HMC tells pregnant women

Diabetes experts at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) are advising pregnant women to be aware of the importance of the glucose tolerance test to identify gestational diabetes, which can occur in some pregnancies and cause serious complications.

Drink plenty of water, HMC advises pregnant women

Drink plenty of water, HMC advises pregnant women

With daily temperatures averaging between 35C and 40C during the summer months, clinicians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)’s Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC) are reminding pregnant women about the importance of drinking water

Sublime Serena to face Kerber in her 10th Wimbledon final

Sublime Serena to face Kerber in her 10th Wimbledon final

Serena is the third oldest female Grand Slam finalist in the Open era at 36 years and 291 days.

Kate's sister Pippa Middleton pregnant with first child

Kate's sister Pippa Middleton pregnant with first child

Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with her first child.

HMC advises pregnant women to consult doctor before fasting

HMC advises pregnant women to consult doctor before fasting

Fasting during Ramadan is compulsory for all healthy adult Muslims. However, pregnant and breastfeeding women are exempted and are able to postpone fasting to a more suitable time.

New Zealand PM's pregnancy sparks knitting movement

New Zealand PM's pregnancy sparks knitting movement

American-based New Zealander Heather McCracken started the #KnitforJacinda trend when she tweeted: "I woke up this morning feeling like 'I want to knit for Jacinda's pepi (baby in Maori) WHO'S WITH ME.'"

New Zealand PM says she's expecting her first baby

New Zealand PM says she's expecting her first baby

The 37-year-old, who was sworn in last October, made global headlines when she slapped down pre-election questions over whether she intended to start a family, insisting pregnancy had no bearing on a woman's career opportunities.

Australia vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects

Australia vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects

Taking a common vitamin supplement could significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects worldwide, Australian scientists said Thursday, in what they described as a major breakthrough ...

'Paws crossed' at Washington zoo for panda pregnancy

'Paws crossed' at Washington zoo for panda pregnancy

Reproductive scientists at the National Zoo in Washington are hoping a pregnancy will result after two artificial inseminations of a female giant panda, the zoo said on Friday.

Tokyo zoo visitors flock to view mum-to-be panda

Tokyo zoo visitors flock to view mum-to-be panda

Japanese well-wishers flocked to a Tokyo zoo on Wednesday to get their last glimpse of a possibly pregnant panda before she goes into confinement.