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Maternal blood biomarkers may help predict pregnancy-induced hypertension

Maternal blood biomarkers may help predict pregnancy-induced hypertension

Treatment of gestational diabetes benefits both infant and mother

Treatment of gestational diabetes benefits both infant and mother

New breast pumping technique helps preemies’ moms to improve milk supply

New breast pumping technique helps preemies’ moms to improve milk supply

Good advice for a healthy pregnancy

Good advice for a healthy pregnancy

Magnesium sulfate decreases preterm infants' risk for cerebral palsy

Magnesium sulfate decreases preterm infants' risk for cerebral palsy

Infections of amniotic fluid may be a significant cause of premature birth

Infections of amniotic fluid may be a significant cause of premature birth

Treatment for cigarette, alcohol and drug use in pregnancy improves outcomes for mother and baby

Treatment for cigarette, alcohol and drug use in pregnancy improves outcomes for mother and baby

Genital mycoplasmas are a frequent cause of congenital fetal infection

Genital mycoplasmas are a frequent cause of congenital fetal infection

Study looks at progesterone therapy

Study looks at progesterone therapy

Importance of starting pregnancy at a healthy weight

Importance of starting pregnancy at a healthy weight

Surfactant replacement therapies improve neonatal survival in premature infants with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome

Surfactant replacement therapies improve neonatal survival in premature infants with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome

Newborns with respiratory distress should be evaluated for primary ciliary dyskinesia

Newborns with respiratory distress should be evaluated for primary ciliary dyskinesia

No good reason to invest in new fetal oxygen monitor

No good reason to invest in new fetal oxygen monitor

Women's health policy highlights

Women's health policy highlights

Average pregnancy in the U.S. is now 39 weeks

Average pregnancy in the U.S. is now 39 weeks

Common practice of prescribing H2 blockers to treat acid reflux in premature infants should be discontinued

Common practice of prescribing H2 blockers to treat acid reflux in premature infants should be discontinued

Researchers help neonatal specialists administer a replacement substance that helps babies breathe easier

Researchers help neonatal specialists administer a replacement substance that helps babies breathe easier