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Hypertension in childhood often leads to high blood pressure in adulthood

Hypertension in childhood often leads to high blood pressure in adulthood

Children with in utero exposure to maternal COVID-19 infection more likely to develop obesity

Children with in utero exposure to maternal COVID-19 infection more likely to develop obesity

Delay in early development of the embryo associated with likelihood of miscarriage

Delay in early development of the embryo associated with likelihood of miscarriage

What is the effect of maternal obesity on the brain development of offspring?

What is the effect of maternal obesity on the brain development of offspring?

People conceived by IVF are not at increased risk of obstetric or perinatal complications, study finds

People conceived by IVF are not at increased risk of obstetric or perinatal complications, study finds

New antimalarial prevents malaria more effectively than current treatments but does not improve birth outcomes

New antimalarial prevents malaria more effectively than current treatments but does not improve birth outcomes

Mercury and urinary arsenobetaine in blood are strong biomarkers for seafood consumption among pregnant women

Mercury and urinary arsenobetaine in blood are strong biomarkers for seafood consumption among pregnant women

Virtual or in person: Which kind of doctor’s visit is better, and when it matters

Virtual or in person: Which kind of doctor’s visit is better, and when it matters

Novel predictors of severe respiratory syncytial virus infections among infants below the age of one

Novel predictors of severe respiratory syncytial virus infections among infants below the age of one

Immune activity differs for pregnant women based on anxiety status

Immune activity differs for pregnant women based on anxiety status

Study unveils new insights into the importance of early-life factors on lung health

Study unveils new insights into the importance of early-life factors on lung health

Metabolomic differences in breast milk throughout lactation

Metabolomic differences in breast milk throughout lactation

Maternal obesity alters the structure of placenta more than gestational diabetes mellitus

Maternal obesity alters the structure of placenta more than gestational diabetes mellitus

Women and girls are disproportionately affected by climate change

Women and girls are disproportionately affected by climate change

Researchers gain deeper understanding of risk factors associated with low birthweights

Researchers gain deeper understanding of risk factors associated with low birthweights

Does preterm birth increase the risk for adult high blood pressure and heart disease?

Does preterm birth increase the risk for adult high blood pressure and heart disease?

Vaccination campaigns can reduce the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women

Vaccination campaigns can reduce the impact of COVID-19 on pregnant women

Study: Nearly one in eight West Virginia infants had in-utero exposure to opioids, stimulants

Study: Nearly one in eight West Virginia infants had in-utero exposure to opioids, stimulants

Symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy increases risk of complications for mother and infant

Symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy increases risk of complications for mother and infant

Migraine diagnosed prior to pregnancy linked to adverse outcomes during pregnancy

Migraine diagnosed prior to pregnancy linked to adverse outcomes during pregnancy