Excess weight among pregnant women may put the developing fetal brains at risk as early as the second trimester, a new study shows.
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Black and Hispanic pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as white and Asian women to have been exposed to the coronavirus, research finds.
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"It's important that women who elect to have a C-section know that there is a chance they may have difficulty conceiving in the future."
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"These new findings are especially relevant, considering that preeclampsia rates are increasing and we still lack any good strategy for preventing it."
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Women who experience high blood pressure during pregnancy are more likely to develop heart disease and heart failure in later life, according to an
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New findings link maternal obesity and a higher risk of sepsis among newborn babies. The researchers suggest why, and a potential prevention strategy.
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Living near a oil or gas well may increase the chance of spontaneous preterm birth, a new study looking at women living near wells in California finds.
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A new advance could make it easier to study the placenta, and its role in pregnancy, miscarriage, and preeclampsia, say researchers.
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Insurance coverage for infertility treatments reduces maternal mortality by 20% among white women, research finds.
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Doctors hear many of the same basic questions about sex from their patients.
May 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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