pregnancy

pregnancy

Pregnant Mice on High-Fat Diets Have Gut Microbe Deficiencies That Perturb Social Behavior Across Generations of Offspring, Study Finds
Research has demonstrated that a high-fat, low-fiber diet (common in the U.S.) causes an imbalance in the gut microbiome—the community... Read More
Pregnancy-Related Brain Changes May Help New Mothers Prepare for and Bond With Their Children
Pregnancy is a time of profound changes in the female body, including the endocrine system—the system that secretes and regulates... Read More
Exposures to Poverty and Crime in Pregnancy Found to Perturb Prenatal Brain Development
A team from Washington University, St. Louis that includes two BBRF Scientific Council members has reported results from two studies... Read More
Children of Mothers Infected by COVID in Pregnancy Had Increased Risk of a Developmental Disorder Diagnosis at 1 Year
A preliminary study of thousands of children born during the pandemic has found that those whose mothers tested positive for... Read More
Surprising Results in Study of Pandemic's Neurodevelopmental Impact on Newborns
A new study of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic upon pregnant women, focusing on developmental outcomes in their offspring... Read More