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Researchers highlight global burden of suboptimal fetal growth in low-and middle-income countries

Researchers highlight global burden of suboptimal fetal growth in low-and middle-income countries

High-quality diet could make significant difference in South Asian women at risk for gestational diabetes

High-quality diet could make significant difference in South Asian women at risk for gestational diabetes

Study traces lives of very premature children and their parents from birth until adulthood

Study traces lives of very premature children and their parents from birth until adulthood

Extreme heat exposure may have adverse effects on pregnant women and their babies

Extreme heat exposure may have adverse effects on pregnant women and their babies

Racial disparities in childhood asthma linked to residential segregation

Racial disparities in childhood asthma linked to residential segregation

Proposed machine learning-based framework predicts FGR pregnancies with high accuracy

Proposed machine learning-based framework predicts FGR pregnancies with high accuracy

Maternal exposure to air pollution early in pregnancy linked to preterm, low birth weight babies

Maternal exposure to air pollution early in pregnancy linked to preterm, low birth weight babies

Report reveals differences in non-Hispanic black and white infant mortality rates in the US

Report reveals differences in non-Hispanic black and white infant mortality rates in the US

Research identifies main factors that influence low birth weight in Nepal

Research identifies main factors that influence low birth weight in Nepal

U.S. teen birth rates show heartening declines

U.S. teen birth rates show heartening declines

Benefits of full breastfeeding in newborns could last through to early adulthood, research shows

Benefits of full breastfeeding in newborns could last through to early adulthood, research shows

Banned flame retardants pass from mothers to infants through umbilical cord blood

Banned flame retardants pass from mothers to infants through umbilical cord blood

Scientists urge caution on common antimicrobial chemicals Triclosan and Triclocarban

Scientists urge caution on common antimicrobial chemicals Triclosan and Triclocarban

Cryopreservation of Embryos to Improve Assisted Reproductive Technology

Cryopreservation of Embryos to Improve Assisted Reproductive Technology

Study finds, 70% of women are not gaining a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy

Study finds, 70% of women are not gaining a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy

Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Advanced maternal age does not increase birth risks, study finds

Advanced maternal age does not increase birth risks, study finds

Preterm infants have higher risk of heart failure than babies born at full term

Preterm infants have higher risk of heart failure than babies born at full term

Woman’s gradual weight gain can increase risk of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy

Woman’s gradual weight gain can increase risk of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy

Year-round flu vaccinations for pregnant mothers benefit babies in subtropical regions

Year-round flu vaccinations for pregnant mothers benefit babies in subtropical regions