A heartbeat shared
- First trimester embryonic/fetal heart rate in normal pregnant women. Hanprasertpong, Tharangrut; Phupong, Vorapong // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Aug2006, Vol. 274 Issue 5, p257
Objective: To establish reference ranges for first trimester embryonic/fetal heart rate in normal pregnant women. Materials and methods: This was a cross-sectional study. We performed ultrasonogram in 319 normal pregnant women, gestation age between 6+0 and 14+6 weeks and measured...
- Prenatal Exercise Heart-Healthy for Moms- and Babies-to-Be. // IDEA Fitness Journal;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p17
The article reports on the study published by the Federation of American Society for Experimental Biology concerning the health benefits of prenatal exercise. The study aimed to determine whether fetuses exposed to exercise reaped any benefits from exercise. According to the authors, they have...
- Driving a car in late pregnancy. // Australian Parents;Feb/Mar2005, p42
Reports on the effect of driving a car on the heart rate of an unborn child and the pregnant mother's uterus based on a study conducted in Japan. Greatest risk from driving for the mother and baby; Correct seat belt placement.
- KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON. K. S. A. // Fit Pregnancy;Oct/Nov2013, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p70
The article reports that according to a study by Japanese researchers, carrying baby can lower heart rate of pregnant women in just three seconds.
- Fetal/Neonatal Supraventricular Tachycardia. Gimovsky, Martin L.; Nazir, Munir; Hashemi, Emad; Polcaro, Joseph // Journal of Perinatology;Mar2004, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p191
At 38 weeks of gestation, a woman with a previously unremarkable pregnancy was noted to have fetal tachycardia without obvious cause. Fetal echocardiography resulted in a presumptive diagnosis of fetal atrial flutter with a 2:1 block. The newborn resumed the same rhythm. The neonate underwent...
- Q&A. Lucia, Carole Anderson // Fit Pregnancy;Feb/Mar2007, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p24
The article answers a question on whether the heart rate should be monitored by a pregnant woman when exercising. As long as she has a low-risk pregnancy with no contraindications, such as high blood pressure or symptoms of premature labor, exercise is good for her, and aiming for a target heart...
- Tainted IV Fluid Kills 12 Pregnant Women. Bhandari, Prakash // India -- West;3/4/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 15, pA40
The article reports on the death of 12 pregnant women allegedly due to contaminated intravenous fluid used in a government hospital in Rajasthan, India.
- Fetal Neurobehavioral Development and the Role of Maternal Nutrient Intake and Psychological Health. SPANN, MARISA; SMERLING, JENNIFER; GUSTAFSSON, HANNA C.; FOSS, SOPHIE; MONK, CATHERINE // Zero to Three;Mar2014, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p46
Measuring and understanding fetal neurodevelopment provides insight regarding the developing brain. Maternal nutrient intake and psychological stress during pregnancy each impact fetal neurodevelopment and influence childhood outcomes and are thus important factors to consider when studying...
- You and your UNBORN CHILD. Dahlen, Hannah // Australian Parents;Aug/Sep2001, p56
Presents answers to commonly asked questions by pregnant women. Symptoms of labor; Information on exercise during pregnancy; Comments on stretch marks.