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Researchers to explore effects of maternal nitrate consumption on birth outcomes

Researchers to explore effects of maternal nitrate consumption on birth outcomes

Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies

Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies

Epidural medication has no effect on duration of labor, study shows

Epidural medication has no effect on duration of labor, study shows

Research will explore biological mechanisms triggered by air pollution exposure during pregnancy

Research will explore biological mechanisms triggered by air pollution exposure during pregnancy

Study looks at impact of mental health risk factors on extremely low birth weight survivors

Study looks at impact of mental health risk factors on extremely low birth weight survivors

Iron supplements for low birth weight babies can prevent behavioral problems at school age

Iron supplements for low birth weight babies can prevent behavioral problems at school age

Pregnant smokers more likely to quit if they learn to manage negative emotions, study shows

Pregnant smokers more likely to quit if they learn to manage negative emotions, study shows

Research finds postpartum depressive symptoms in 45% of parents when newborns leave NICU

Research finds postpartum depressive symptoms in 45% of parents when newborns leave NICU

Female cancer survivors have higher risks of poor pregnancy outcomes, study finds

Female cancer survivors have higher risks of poor pregnancy outcomes, study finds

Children with respiratory tract infections have increased risk for asthma, worse lung function in later life

Children with respiratory tract infections have increased risk for asthma, worse lung function in later life

Physical exercise during pregnancy provides benefits for both mother and baby

Physical exercise during pregnancy provides benefits for both mother and baby

Researchers find increase in adverse birth outcomes due to high levels of pesticide exposure

Researchers find increase in adverse birth outcomes due to high levels of pesticide exposure

Weight gain early in pregnancy has greatest impact on infants' size at birth, study suggests

Weight gain early in pregnancy has greatest impact on infants' size at birth, study suggests

Medical care in California's NICUs influenced by infants' racial and ethnic identities

Medical care in California's NICUs influenced by infants' racial and ethnic identities

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