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Unique Ohio State-led support program shows reduction in adverse pregnancy outcomes

Unique Ohio State-led support program shows reduction in adverse pregnancy outcomes

Thyroid cancer linked to in-utero exposures, study shows

Thyroid cancer linked to in-utero exposures, study shows

Study: Exposure to metals may disrupt a woman's hormones during pregnancy

Study: Exposure to metals may disrupt a woman's hormones during pregnancy

Impoverished children exposed to nurturing care have higher IQ scores in adolescence

Impoverished children exposed to nurturing care have higher IQ scores in adolescence

Two major grants offer support for international mother-baby iron supplements study

Two major grants offer support for international mother-baby iron supplements study

Singing to preterm infants during kangaroo care boosts maternal wellbeing

Singing to preterm infants during kangaroo care boosts maternal wellbeing

Breast cancer survivors less likely to get pregnant than the general population

Breast cancer survivors less likely to get pregnant than the general population

Study highlights rising infant health inequality in the U.S.

Study highlights rising infant health inequality in the U.S.

Strenuous jobs increase the likelihood of having a baby with fetal macrosomia

Strenuous jobs increase the likelihood of having a baby with fetal macrosomia

Researchers find distinct effects of adversity in the genomes of men than women born preterm

Researchers find distinct effects of adversity in the genomes of men than women born preterm

Elevated birth weight is linked with atrial fibrillation later in life, shows study

Elevated birth weight is linked with atrial fibrillation later in life, shows study

Paternal preconception mental health associated with premature births

Paternal preconception mental health associated with premature births

Women living in least restrictive states are more likely to give birth to low-birth weight babies

Women living in least restrictive states are more likely to give birth to low-birth weight babies

No rise in extremely preterm births during COVID-19 lockdown

No rise in extremely preterm births during COVID-19 lockdown

Severe COVID-19 in pregnancy increases risk for adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes

Severe COVID-19 in pregnancy increases risk for adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes

New study reveals the impacts of COVID-19 on unborn children

New study reveals the impacts of COVID-19 on unborn children

Study finds no link between SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy and complications in neonates

Study finds no link between SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy and complications in neonates

Prenatal cannabis exposure may increase risk for psychopathology in middle childhood

Prenatal cannabis exposure may increase risk for psychopathology in middle childhood

Low birth weight appears to increase risk of severe COVID-19 in adults

Low birth weight appears to increase risk of severe COVID-19 in adults

Blanket approach to prescribing medication during pregnancy may put low birth weight babies at risk

Blanket approach to prescribing medication during pregnancy may put low birth weight babies at risk