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Hydraulic fracturing is harmful to infants health, study states

Hydraulic fracturing is harmful to infants health, study states

Traffic pollution linked to low birth weight of unborn babies, study reveals

Traffic pollution linked to low birth weight of unborn babies, study reveals

Wonder Woman of preconception care

Wonder Woman of preconception care

Family risk for childhood asthma may involve microbes found in baby's digestive tract

Family risk for childhood asthma may involve microbes found in baby's digestive tract

Efforts to phase out chemicals in non-stick coatings have prevented low-weight births, brain damage

Efforts to phase out chemicals in non-stick coatings have prevented low-weight births, brain damage

Pilot study raises concerns about exposure of pregnant women to benzene in British Columbia

Pilot study raises concerns about exposure of pregnant women to benzene in British Columbia

Breastfeeding may increase hay fever and eczema risk, but does not have clear effect on asthma

Breastfeeding may increase hay fever and eczema risk, but does not have clear effect on asthma

Nutritionist highlights importance of vitamin D for pregnant women and new mums

Nutritionist highlights importance of vitamin D for pregnant women and new mums

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

New online calculator estimates impact of changes in breastfeeding rates on population health

New online calculator estimates impact of changes in breastfeeding rates on population health

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