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NIH researchers develop 'placenta-on-a-chip' to study role of placenta in pregnancy

NIH researchers develop 'placenta-on-a-chip' to study role of placenta in pregnancy

Neonatal abstinence syndrome on the rise in U.S.

Neonatal abstinence syndrome on the rise in U.S.

Study reports 10% reduction in overall C-section births in Portugal

Study reports 10% reduction in overall C-section births in Portugal

Multiple factors influence survival of extremely premature infants

Multiple factors influence survival of extremely premature infants

Study: Critically ill newborns may be exposed to DEHP chemicals in medical products

Study: Critically ill newborns may be exposed to DEHP chemicals in medical products

Epidurals and reduced postpartum depression: an interview with Dr. Zakowski

Epidurals and reduced postpartum depression: an interview with Dr. Zakowski

Research reveals that unplanned births out-of-hospital linked with higher infant mortality

Research reveals that unplanned births out-of-hospital linked with higher infant mortality

Breech births increase fetal mortality rate compared to elective vaginal delivery

Breech births increase fetal mortality rate compared to elective vaginal delivery

Researchers recommend iron supplementation to women with heavy menstrual bleeding

Researchers recommend iron supplementation to women with heavy menstrual bleeding

Serious complications due to anesthesia during childbirth are very rare

Serious complications due to anesthesia during childbirth are very rare

Managing pregnancy-related complications: an interview with Dr. Mark Zakowski

Managing pregnancy-related complications: an interview with Dr. Mark Zakowski

Women who have child after experiencing fertility problems are more likely to remain with partner

Women who have child after experiencing fertility problems are more likely to remain with partner

Support from lactation consultant improves chances of breastfeeding

Support from lactation consultant improves chances of breastfeeding

Periodic meetings with lactation consultant improves chances of breastfeeding

Periodic meetings with lactation consultant improves chances of breastfeeding

Valley Presbyterian Hospital receives First 5 LA grant to implement Welcome Baby program

Valley Presbyterian Hospital receives First 5 LA grant to implement Welcome Baby program

Human error: The most common cause of infant asphyxiation at birth

Human error: The most common cause of infant asphyxiation at birth

Binge drinking during pregnancy linked to negative emotions

Binge drinking during pregnancy linked to negative emotions

Women who undergo surgical treatment for endometriosis have lower risk of ovarian cancer

Women who undergo surgical treatment for endometriosis have lower risk of ovarian cancer

Stress during pregnancy increases risk of stillbirth, say researchers

Stress during pregnancy increases risk of stillbirth, say researchers

Feeding human breast milk to very-low-birth-weight infants reduces risk of sepsis and NICU costs

Feeding human breast milk to very-low-birth-weight infants reduces risk of sepsis and NICU costs