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Technology breakthrough could enable detection of fetal genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy

Technology breakthrough could enable detection of fetal genetic abnormalities in early pregnancy

Study shows effectiveness of prenatal Tdap vaccine in preventing infant pertussis

Study shows effectiveness of prenatal Tdap vaccine in preventing infant pertussis

Research shows programmed postnatal transition in newborn’s heart

Research shows programmed postnatal transition in newborn’s heart

Impaired maternal-fetal environment associated with lower survival after surgery in newborns with CHD

Impaired maternal-fetal environment associated with lower survival after surgery in newborns with CHD

Research shines spotlight on placenta's critical role in genetic risk for schizophrenia

Research shines spotlight on placenta's critical role in genetic risk for schizophrenia

Scientists develop new test to predict woman's risk of preterm birth

Scientists develop new test to predict woman's risk of preterm birth

Expectant mothers may use RA drugs without increased health risks to unborn babies

Expectant mothers may use RA drugs without increased health risks to unborn babies

New findings on extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

New findings on extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

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

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

Placental hormone level rises during pregnancy and reaches peak as fetuses approach full term

Placental hormone level rises during pregnancy and reaches peak as fetuses approach full term

Maternal placentophagy does not cause harm to newborn babies, study finds

Maternal placentophagy does not cause harm to newborn babies, study finds

Stem cells cultured in vitro self-assemble into embryo

Stem cells cultured in vitro self-assemble into embryo

Mother's milk found to have SWAT team of immune cells

Mother's milk found to have SWAT team of immune cells

Elective induction of labor at 39 weeks decreases risks of C-section, other complications

Elective induction of labor at 39 weeks decreases risks of C-section, other complications

Caffeine during pregnancy - babies 66 percent more likely to become overweight

Caffeine during pregnancy - babies 66 percent more likely to become overweight

Jacobs Medical Center recognized with Baby Friendly Designation for efforts in mother-baby bonding

Jacobs Medical Center recognized with Baby Friendly Designation for efforts in mother-baby bonding

Using Cord Blood to Alleviate the Symptoms of Autism

Using Cord Blood to Alleviate the Symptoms of Autism

Human genome is like a time machine, says researcher

Human genome is like a time machine, says researcher

High levels of humanin protein found in placenta of women who delivered low-birthweight babies

High levels of humanin protein found in placenta of women who delivered low-birthweight babies

Study reveals genes that cause extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Study reveals genes that cause extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy