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Increased out-of-pocket spending threatens universal health coverage in 'missing middle' countries

Increased out-of-pocket spending threatens universal health coverage in 'missing middle' countries

New program to address longstanding perinatal health disparities

New program to address longstanding perinatal health disparities

First-of-its-kind study provides pregnancy statistics of imprisoned U.S. women

First-of-its-kind study provides pregnancy statistics of imprisoned U.S. women

Intervention can increase exclusive breastfeeding rates

Intervention can increase exclusive breastfeeding rates

PSMF supports two federal laws aimed to improve maternal safety in hospitals

PSMF supports two federal laws aimed to improve maternal safety in hospitals

Study examines relationship between growth restriction and risk of childhood mortality

Study examines relationship between growth restriction and risk of childhood mortality

Doctors find no association between autism and drugs taken during pregnancy

Doctors find no association between autism and drugs taken during pregnancy

Survey: Strong bipartisan support for public health

Survey: Strong bipartisan support for public health

Religious upbringing may be protective factor for health, well-being in early adulthood

Religious upbringing may be protective factor for health, well-being in early adulthood

Overweight mothers more likely to stop breastfeeding sooner than healthy weight women

Overweight mothers more likely to stop breastfeeding sooner than healthy weight women

Unique composition of mother's breastmilk may help reduce food sensitization in infants

Unique composition of mother's breastmilk may help reduce food sensitization in infants

Agendia and Angsana partner to market MammaPrint, BluePrint breast cancer tests in Southeast Asia

Agendia and Angsana partner to market MammaPrint, BluePrint breast cancer tests in Southeast Asia

UAB professor receives award for malaria prevention study in pregnant women in Cameroon

UAB professor receives award for malaria prevention study in pregnant women in Cameroon

Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian launch new Mothers Center

Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian launch new Mothers Center

Simple question could help clinicians better understand women and infants' health, study suggests

Simple question could help clinicians better understand women and infants' health, study suggests

Breastfeeding for longer protects mothers from hypertension, finds study

Breastfeeding for longer protects mothers from hypertension, finds study

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of hypertension

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of hypertension

Nurses join hands with families for improving community health care

Nurses join hands with families for improving community health care

Increasing prevalence of chronic conditions linked to adverse health outcomes for moms and newborns

Increasing prevalence of chronic conditions linked to adverse health outcomes for moms and newborns

Home visits help new parents overcome tough histories, raise healthy children

Home visits help new parents overcome tough histories, raise healthy children