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New toolkit enhances early detection, treatment of iron deficiency in pregnancy

New toolkit enhances early detection, treatment of iron deficiency in pregnancy

Study finds no harm to newborns from opioid maintenance treatment during pregnancy

Study finds no harm to newborns from opioid maintenance treatment during pregnancy

Hookah smoking not a safe option, finds new study

Hookah smoking not a safe option, finds new study

Depression is the single largest driver of substance use in pregnant women

Depression is the single largest driver of substance use in pregnant women

Study finds link between proximity to fracking activities and mental health issues during pregnancy

Study finds link between proximity to fracking activities and mental health issues during pregnancy

Mozambican women using kerosene lamps have higher exposure to black carbon

Mozambican women using kerosene lamps have higher exposure to black carbon

Danbury Hospital launches 'Healing Hugs' for its most vulnerable patients

Danbury Hospital launches 'Healing Hugs' for its most vulnerable patients

Adults who were born pre-term less likely to have sexual, romantic relationships

Adults who were born pre-term less likely to have sexual, romantic relationships

Exercise during pregnancy can promote bone health of both mother and child

Exercise during pregnancy can promote bone health of both mother and child

Researchers reveal two metabolic pathways that may play a role in DOHaD hypothesis

Researchers reveal two metabolic pathways that may play a role in DOHaD hypothesis

Adequate consumption of milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic diseases

Adequate consumption of milk and dairy products can help prevent chronic diseases

Federal nutrition program improves health of pregnant women and children

Federal nutrition program improves health of pregnant women and children

Pregnant women with migraine more often have complications during pregnancy and childbirth

Pregnant women with migraine more often have complications during pregnancy and childbirth

New initiative to increase mothers' ability to provide milk for very low birth weight infants

New initiative to increase mothers' ability to provide milk for very low birth weight infants

Fainting during pregnancy may indicate issues for both the baby and mother's health

Fainting during pregnancy may indicate issues for both the baby and mother's health

Air pollution associated with high risks for birth defects

Air pollution associated with high risks for birth defects

Fainting during pregnancy could be more serious than earlier believed finds study

Fainting during pregnancy could be more serious than earlier believed finds study

Novel approach uses magnetic beads for the treatment of preeclampsia

Novel approach uses magnetic beads for the treatment of preeclampsia

Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at risk

Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at risk

Obesity in early pregnancy related to higher risks of pregnancy complications

Obesity in early pregnancy related to higher risks of pregnancy complications