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Abortion pill does not spoil later pregnancies

Abortion pill does not spoil later pregnancies

Determinants of inadequate prenatal care utilization by African American women

Determinants of inadequate prenatal care utilization by African American women

Study looks at progesterone therapy

Study looks at progesterone therapy

Babies born to mothers who smoked have higher systolic blood pressures

Babies born to mothers who smoked have higher systolic blood pressures

Disparities in infant mortality more to do with racism than with race

Disparities in infant mortality more to do with racism than with race

Gaining or losing weight in between pregnancies can have major health implications for an unborn baby

Gaining or losing weight in between pregnancies can have major health implications for an unborn baby

Importance of starting pregnancy at a healthy weight

Importance of starting pregnancy at a healthy weight

Complex assisted reproduction procedures more likely to lead to umbilical cord abnormality

Complex assisted reproduction procedures more likely to lead to umbilical cord abnormality

Study to look at effect of using nicotine patches during pregnancy

Study to look at effect of using nicotine patches during pregnancy

Dangers of permitting smoking in the workplace

Dangers of permitting smoking in the workplace

Mothers' second-hand smoke exposure while pregnant linked to children's ADHD

Mothers' second-hand smoke exposure while pregnant linked to children's ADHD

Fine particulate matter from traffic may influence birth weight

Fine particulate matter from traffic may influence birth weight

More effective treatment for malaria control during pregnancy in Africa

More effective treatment for malaria control during pregnancy in Africa

Health of babies not affected by embryo screening

Health of babies not affected by embryo screening

Doctors warn pregnant women to stay out of the sun

Doctors warn pregnant women to stay out of the sun

Preparing for a baby

Preparing for a baby

FDA approves treatment for bacterial vaginosis

FDA approves treatment for bacterial vaginosis

Fate of premature babies may be decided by which hospital they are born in

Fate of premature babies may be decided by which hospital they are born in

Very-low-birth-weight newborns face higher risk of death at community hospitals

Very-low-birth-weight newborns face higher risk of death at community hospitals

Sheep offer model for undernourishment in pregnant teen girls

Sheep offer model for undernourishment in pregnant teen girls