Pregnancy is an exciting time for many women. But questions abound: What should you eat? Which pre-natal tests to do? Dr. Martina Dombrowski tells us the best way to deliver a healthy baby. And how birthing center midwives help women give birth.
German shot putter Christian Schwanitz proved at the World Athletics Championships that mothers can also be successful athletes. Science has shown that competitive sport and pregnancy can be successfully combined.
Damaging particulate pollution has been found on the fetus-side of placentas in pregnant women. However, some researchers question whether this actually means it can cross the placenta barrier.
Meng Meng, a female giant panda, is expecting at least one cub, the Berlin Zoo announced, saying it was "overjoyed" with the news. Meng Meng's cub would be the first baby panda to be born in Germany.
Worldwide, far fewer women die from pregnancy-related complications than 25 years ago. In the US, however, the number has risen — and it's African-American women who are most affected.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version