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 Hypertensive pregnancy disorders associated with increased risk for future cardiovascular eventsHypertensive pregnancy disorders associated with increased risk for future cardiovascular events
 
Women who experienced complications related to developing high blood pressure, or hypertension, during pregnancy had a 63% increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease later in life, according to research funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health.
 
   Breastfeeding associated with improved maternal mental health outcomesBreastfeeding associated with improved maternal mental health outcomes
 
Scientists from the University of Massachusetts, USA, have recently found that breastfeeding is associated with improved maternal mental health overall.
 
   Novel technique to measure sperm age may help predict pregnancy successNovel technique to measure sperm age may help predict pregnancy success
 
A novel technique to measure the age of male sperm has the potential to predict the success and time it takes to become pregnant, according to a newly published study by researchers at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
 
 Maternal antidepressant use during pregnancy does not increase epilepsy risk in babies
 
Maternal antidepressant use during pregnancy does not increase epilepsy risk in babiesA new study suggests that antidepressant use by mothers during the first trimester of pregnancy does not increase the chances of epilepsy and seizures in babies.
 
 
 CDC study of pregnant women hospitalized with COVID in 2021 found 93% not vaccinated
 
CDC study of pregnant women hospitalized with COVID in 2021 found 93% not vaccinatedIn a recent study posted to the Research Square* preprint server, researchers assessed the characteristics and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in pregnant women.
 
 
 Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to CVD risk later in life
 
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to CVD risk later in lifeIn a recent study published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology, researchers evaluated the associations between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) and long-term cardiovascular disease (CVD).
 
 
 Opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy can minimize adverse impacts on the fetal brain
 
Opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy can minimize adverse impacts on the fetal brainTreating pregnant women with opioid use disorder can help minimize opioid-related brain abnormalities in their newborns.
 
 
 Prenatal choline supplementation makes essential nutrient available for fetal development
 
Prenatal choline supplementation makes essential nutrient available for fetal developmentThe nutrient choline – shown to have long-term benefits for children whose mothers consume it during pregnancy – also helps the body more efficiently use an omega 3 fatty acid that is essential for fetal brain, cognition and vision development, a new study finds.