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UVA receives excellent scores for breastfeeding support in a nationwide survey

UVA receives excellent scores for breastfeeding support in a nationwide survey

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 placental infection in mild COVID-19

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 placental infection in mild COVID-19

Exposure to flaring at oil and gas production sites linked to higher odds of preterm birth

Exposure to flaring at oil and gas production sites linked to higher odds of preterm birth

Microbiome of first stool may predict infant's likelihood of developing obesity

Microbiome of first stool may predict infant's likelihood of developing obesity

Study links prenatal cannabis use with risk of sleep problems in children

Study links prenatal cannabis use with risk of sleep problems in children

New study comprehensively profiles environmental factors linked to childhood obesity

New study comprehensively profiles environmental factors linked to childhood obesity

Air pollution, smoking and built environment may play a role in childhood obesity

Air pollution, smoking and built environment may play a role in childhood obesity

Researchers report a key breakthrough to help protect newborns from brain damage

Researchers report a key breakthrough to help protect newborns from brain damage

Mother's prenatal psychological distress is linked to infant gut microbes

Mother's prenatal psychological distress is linked to infant gut microbes

Coastal Genomics automates DNA purification process using 3D printing – accelerating cancer research, prenatal screening and numerous other fields by partnering with Sculpteo

Coastal Genomics automates DNA purification process using 3D printing – accelerating cancer research, prenatal screening and numerous other fields by partnering with Sculpteo

Early respiratory distress syndrome caused by SARS-CoV-2 in a newborn

Early respiratory distress syndrome caused by SARS-CoV-2 in a newborn

New training manual designed to help health care providers diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

New training manual designed to help health care providers diagnose fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Using stories to mentally survive as a COVID-19 clinician

Using stories to mentally survive as a COVID-19 clinician

Study provides insight on genes present during trachea and esophagus development

Study provides insight on genes present during trachea and esophagus development

Efforts to curb congenital syphilis falter in COVID’s shadow

Efforts to curb congenital syphilis falter in COVID’s shadow

High prenatal choline levels may mitigate negative effects of COVID-19 on newborns

High prenatal choline levels may mitigate negative effects of COVID-19 on newborns

Study finds large racial/ethnic differences in use of medication for OUD during pregnancy

Study finds large racial/ethnic differences in use of medication for OUD during pregnancy

Giving good bacteria to stressed mothers prevents autism-like disorder in offspring

Giving good bacteria to stressed mothers prevents autism-like disorder in offspring

MicroRNAs in maternal blood may predict development of preeclampsia

MicroRNAs in maternal blood may predict development of preeclampsia

Prenatal stress experienced by mothers has a direct effect on child's mental health

Prenatal stress experienced by mothers has a direct effect on child's mental health