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Extreme heat exposure may have adverse effects on pregnant women and their babies

Extreme heat exposure may have adverse effects on pregnant women and their babies

Tracking pulse rate before C-section can predict hypotension events, improve maternal health

Tracking pulse rate before C-section can predict hypotension events, improve maternal health

Study finds direct link between birth outcomes and placental oxygen transport

Study finds direct link between birth outcomes and placental oxygen transport

Woman’s gradual weight gain can increase risk of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy

Woman’s gradual weight gain can increase risk of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy

Cleveland-based study to explore how childhood obesity can be prevented before conception

Cleveland-based study to explore how childhood obesity can be prevented before conception

Birth-weights of babies have not increased over last 150 years, research reveals

Birth-weights of babies have not increased over last 150 years, research reveals

Study shows way to reverse high blood pressure in baby rats born to hypertensive mothers

Study shows way to reverse high blood pressure in baby rats born to hypertensive mothers

Breastfeeding may protect mother against metabolic syndrome, study suggests

Breastfeeding may protect mother against metabolic syndrome, study suggests

Archaeologist discovers 800-year-old genomes from bacterial infection in Byzantine skeleton

Archaeologist discovers 800-year-old genomes from bacterial infection in Byzantine skeleton

Study finds new link between short sleep during pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus

Study finds new link between short sleep during pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus

Study finds link between birth defects and antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy

Study finds link between birth defects and antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy

Brazil makes progress in reducing gap in health status, but inequalities persist

Brazil makes progress in reducing gap in health status, but inequalities persist

Women who have not given birth also experience urinary incontinence, study finds

Women who have not given birth also experience urinary incontinence, study finds

Authors call for international efforts to end preventable deaths from breast, cervical cancer

Authors call for international efforts to end preventable deaths from breast, cervical cancer

Individualized vitamin D supplementation may benefit women during pregnancy

Individualized vitamin D supplementation may benefit women during pregnancy

Research findings reveal hidden potential contributors to maternal mortality

Research findings reveal hidden potential contributors to maternal mortality

Women infected with Rift Valley fever virus have increased risk of miscarriages

Women infected with Rift Valley fever virus have increased risk of miscarriages

New Series on Maternal Health highlights future challenges, strategies to improve maternal wellbeing

New Series on Maternal Health highlights future challenges, strategies to improve maternal wellbeing

UGA forms partnership with The Forum Institute to implement preconception to infancy initiative

UGA forms partnership with The Forum Institute to implement preconception to infancy initiative

Breastfeeding for longer than 6 months can lower breast cancer mortality risk

Breastfeeding for longer than 6 months can lower breast cancer mortality risk