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US infant mortality rates show no significant improvements

US infant mortality rates show no significant improvements

Preconception health care should be part of routine medical visits

Preconception health care should be part of routine medical visits

Preconception health care should be part of routine medical visits

Preconception health care should be part of routine medical visits

Doctors show concern over rising preterm births

Doctors show concern over rising preterm births

Popular antidepressants may affect fetus

Popular antidepressants may affect fetus

Scientists gauge pain in premature babies

Scientists gauge pain in premature babies

Link between bacteria found in the mouth and the amniotic fluid of a woman in preterm labor

Link between bacteria found in the mouth and the amniotic fluid of a woman in preterm labor

Antioxidant therapy will be useful for women with pre-eclampsia

Antioxidant therapy will be useful for women with pre-eclampsia

Early risk, attention and brain activation in adolescents born preterm

Early risk, attention and brain activation in adolescents born preterm

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

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

Small birthweight and premature birth may be associated with a higher risk of child abuse and neglect

Small birthweight and premature birth may be associated with a higher risk of child abuse and neglect

Premature babies pre-disposed to psychiatric problems in teens

Premature babies pre-disposed to psychiatric problems in teens

Project could lead to fall in prescribing errors for children

Project could lead to fall in prescribing errors for children

Low birth weight infants overcome difficulties by adulthood

Low birth weight infants overcome difficulties by adulthood

Preimplantation cell number may affect birthweight

Preimplantation cell number may affect birthweight

8 million children born every year with serious birth defects

8 million children born every year with serious birth defects

African-American girls have a better chance of survival as premature babies

African-American girls have a better chance of survival as premature babies

Girls and black infants have better chances of survival when born very premature

Girls and black infants have better chances of survival when born very premature

Prem babies more at risk of high blood pressure

Prem babies more at risk of high blood pressure

Significant association between gingivitis and preterm birth

Significant association between gingivitis and preterm birth