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Poor paternal diet may impact the heart health of offspring

Poor paternal diet may impact the heart health of offspring

Women being mistreated during childbirth in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria

Women being mistreated during childbirth in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria

Study finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

Study finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

Early planned delivery reduces impact of preterm pre-eclampsia

Early planned delivery reduces impact of preterm pre-eclampsia

Traumatic stress associated with depression risk among Central American immigrant mothers

Traumatic stress associated with depression risk among Central American immigrant mothers

IIASA researchers examine the link between castes and under-five mortality in India

IIASA researchers examine the link between castes and under-five mortality in India

Study shows how 'natural-killer' cells may help women avoid placental accreta

Study shows how 'natural-killer' cells may help women avoid placental accreta

'Dual burden' of prematurity and serious maternal complications occurs in one of 270 births

'Dual burden' of prematurity and serious maternal complications occurs in one of 270 births

Federal nutrition program improves health of pregnant women and children

Federal nutrition program improves health of pregnant women and children

Overdoses and suicides found to be common reasons for deaths of new mothers

Overdoses and suicides found to be common reasons for deaths of new mothers

Queen’s researchers develop innovative rapid test to improve maternal health in developing countries

Queen’s researchers develop innovative rapid test to improve maternal health in developing countries

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