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Low birth weight babies more likely to experience mental health problems later in life, research finds

Low birth weight babies more likely to experience mental health problems later in life, research finds

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Maternal stress can affect growth of fetal muscles, study shows

Preterm babies given monoclonal antibody appear less likely to develop recurrent wheeze

Preterm babies given monoclonal antibody appear less likely to develop recurrent wheeze

New analysis finds toxic highly fluorinated chemicals in fast food packaging

New analysis finds toxic highly fluorinated chemicals in fast food packaging

In utero environment can impact brain development, study shows

In utero environment can impact brain development, study shows

Vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy linked to increased risk of preterm birth

Vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy linked to increased risk of preterm birth

Immigration fears among Latina mothers linked to lower birth weight babies

Immigration fears among Latina mothers linked to lower birth weight babies

UC biologists use frog models to study how early stressors may play role in onset of adult diseases

UC biologists use frog models to study how early stressors may play role in onset of adult diseases

Antidepressant use during pregnancy could increase risk of birth defects in baby, study reveals

Antidepressant use during pregnancy could increase risk of birth defects in baby, study reveals

Accurate test for jaundice could lead to effective treatment in premature newborns

Accurate test for jaundice could lead to effective treatment in premature newborns

Maternal multi-micronutrients, nurturing environment in early life foster childhood development

Maternal multi-micronutrients, nurturing environment in early life foster childhood development

Biomarker linked to depression during pregnancy and low birth weight in baby

Biomarker linked to depression during pregnancy and low birth weight in baby

People with schizophrenia more likely to have diabetes than general population

People with schizophrenia more likely to have diabetes than general population

Research reveals causes of motor abnormalities in low birth weight babies

Research reveals causes of motor abnormalities in low birth weight babies

"More aggressive" nutrition improves growth and development of tiny premature babies

"More aggressive" nutrition improves growth and development of tiny premature babies

Maternal smoking during pregnancy may affect children's kidney function

Maternal smoking during pregnancy may affect children's kidney function

New study finds rise in past-month marijuana use among reproductive-aged women

New study finds rise in past-month marijuana use among reproductive-aged women

Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis may have increased risk of developing epilepsy

Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis may have increased risk of developing epilepsy

Study finds link between winter conception and gestational diabetes risk

Study finds link between winter conception and gestational diabetes risk

Nutrient-fortified donor milk does not improve neurodevelopment in VLBW babies, study finds

Nutrient-fortified donor milk does not improve neurodevelopment in VLBW babies, study finds