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New program to address longstanding perinatal health disparities

New program to address longstanding perinatal health disparities

Embryo selection for IVF can be optimized using artificial intelligence technique

Embryo selection for IVF can be optimized using artificial intelligence technique

Long-commutes during pregnancy linked to higher risk for adverse birth outcomes

Long-commutes during pregnancy linked to higher risk for adverse birth outcomes

Preterm babies born without a protein in blood cells have higher risk of cerebral palsy and death

Preterm babies born without a protein in blood cells have higher risk of cerebral palsy and death

Discrimination, PTSD linked to high preterm-birth rates among African-American women

Discrimination, PTSD linked to high preterm-birth rates among African-American women

Researchers call for review of drug-based strategies to prevent malaria in pregnant women

Researchers call for review of drug-based strategies to prevent malaria in pregnant women

Blood test and mathematical model can estimate preterm birth rate in low-resource countries

Blood test and mathematical model can estimate preterm birth rate in low-resource countries

Study finds low rates of lipid screening among women of childbearing age

Study finds low rates of lipid screening among women of childbearing age

Exposure to antenatal corticosteroid therapy associated with reduced fetal growth

Exposure to antenatal corticosteroid therapy associated with reduced fetal growth

Preterm babies whose mother's received steroid treatment have lower birth weight

Preterm babies whose mother's received steroid treatment have lower birth weight

Cocktail of chemicals in the mother inhibits child growth

Cocktail of chemicals in the mother inhibits child growth

Depression prevention for pregnant women and new mothers – new recommendations

Depression prevention for pregnant women and new mothers – new recommendations

New study helps doctors better understand high blood pressure in pregnant women

New study helps doctors better understand high blood pressure in pregnant women

Children born after fertility treatment do not have greater risk of developing cancer

Children born after fertility treatment do not have greater risk of developing cancer

One-third of pregnant women do not believe cannabis is harmful to their fetus

One-third of pregnant women do not believe cannabis is harmful to their fetus

Counseling appointments fail to reduce weight gain during pregnancy, shows study

Counseling appointments fail to reduce weight gain during pregnancy, shows study

MAR treatments unlikely to be cause of premature or low birth weight babies

MAR treatments unlikely to be cause of premature or low birth weight babies

Air pollution can raise the risk of miscarriage among women finds study

Air pollution can raise the risk of miscarriage among women finds study

New study uncovers potential risks posed  to infants by mothers with influenza

New study uncovers potential risks posed to infants by mothers with influenza

Dental flossing and other consumer behaviors contribute to elevated levels of PFAS in the body

Dental flossing and other consumer behaviors contribute to elevated levels of PFAS in the body