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Study examines how pregnancy risk factors affect outcomes of home and birthing center deliveries

Study examines how pregnancy risk factors affect outcomes of home and birthing center deliveries

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

Higher rate of IV fluids decreases number of c-sections, shortens overall length of labor

Higher rate of IV fluids decreases number of c-sections, shortens overall length of labor

Medicaid payment reform leads to reduction in early elective deliveries, research finds

Medicaid payment reform leads to reduction in early elective deliveries, research finds

Glucose supplementation shortens total length of induced labor, study finds

Glucose supplementation shortens total length of induced labor, study finds

Quality improvement interventions in hospitals linked to reduced Cesarean delivery rate

Quality improvement interventions in hospitals linked to reduced Cesarean delivery rate

Smartphone app reduces length of hospital stay after delivery for C-section patients

Smartphone app reduces length of hospital stay after delivery for C-section patients

Study investigates use of glucose to shorten induced labor in nulliparous woman

Study investigates use of glucose to shorten induced labor in nulliparous woman

Infants born following planned birth more likely to have poor child development

Infants born following planned birth more likely to have poor child development

Weight-loss surgery before conception improves maternal and fetal outcomes in obese women

Weight-loss surgery before conception improves maternal and fetal outcomes in obese women

Cesarean-section leaves women more vulnerable to VTE than vaginal delivery

Cesarean-section leaves women more vulnerable to VTE than vaginal delivery

Transplantation of placenta-derived MSCs can prevent diabetes-related CLI in rats

Transplantation of placenta-derived MSCs can prevent diabetes-related CLI in rats

New study shows some Catholic hospitals actively discourage referrals for reproductive services

New study shows some Catholic hospitals actively discourage referrals for reproductive services

UTMB researchers unlock clues to understand signals that trigger labor and delivery process

UTMB researchers unlock clues to understand signals that trigger labor and delivery process

Study highlights need for effective support when pregnant women opt for C-section

Study highlights need for effective support when pregnant women opt for C-section

Scientists discover how Zika virus replicates in the placenta

Scientists discover how Zika virus replicates in the placenta

New study analyzes financial savings and costs of medical complications associated with IVF

New study analyzes financial savings and costs of medical complications associated with IVF

Study evaluates influence of midwife-led antenatal care on VBAC rates

Study evaluates influence of midwife-led antenatal care on VBAC rates

Antibodies given within one day of SHIV exposure can clear the virus

Antibodies given within one day of SHIV exposure can clear the virus

Zika virus can cause a range of abnormalities in pregnant women, study finds

Zika virus can cause a range of abnormalities in pregnant women, study finds