Higher maternal body fat was associated with weaker cognitive, language, and motor skills in children at age two. The children of mothers who were diagnosed with gestational diabetes showed poorer language skills at age two compared to children of mothers without gestational diabetes.
Pregnant women with a history of migraines are at greater risk of both prenatal and postnatal complications. A new study found migraine sufferers are at increased risk of hyperlipidemia and gestational diabetes during pregnancy, and postnatal depression following the birth of their child.
Study adds to a growing body of evidence that chronic low-grade inflammation during pregnancy is linked to an increased risk of childhood neurodevelopmental delays.
Increased estrogen activity during the second trimester of pregnancy could be a new, early biomarker for autism.
Researchers discover a link between neural tube defects and neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers have discovered that women who felt depressed during the early stages of pregnancy were almost twice as likely to suffer from gestational diabetes. Additionally, those with gestational diabetes were more likely to report postpartum depression symptoms.
A new study reports women with diabetes were 3 times more likely to have anti-fetal autoantibodies, especially those whose children's autism fell on the severe end of the spectrum.
A new study provides further evidence of the link between maternal obesity and gestational diabetes with increased risk of autism in the offspring.
According to a new study, unborn children of mothers with gestational diabetes tend to have slower reaction to auditory stimuli, directly after the mother eats, than fetuses of mothers without the disease.