Pregnancy & Postpartum

How Medical Technology Is Changing Health Care

What is it? Who’s using it? And how is it being used?

Science and Technology

Heart to Heart: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Heart Health Throughout Your Life

Complications during pregnancy are far from temporary when it comes to your health, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Preterm Delivery Puts Moms at Risk, Too

What one woman didn’t know about preterm delivery, heart disease and diabetes almost killed her

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Folic Acid and Birth Defects: What’s the Connection?

Why all women of reproductive age should make sure they’re getting enough folic acid

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Why Kids Shouldn’t Eat Added Sugar Before They Turn 2, According to a Nutritional Epidemiologist

Foods and beverages high in added sugars provide a lot of calories but not a lot of nutrients

Nutrition & Movement

Pregnancy Apps and Online Spaces Fail to Support Individuals Grieving a Pregnancy Loss – Here’s What to Do About It

Society largely stigmatizes and dismisses pregnancy loss by not treating it as a loss that deserves to be grieved

Pregnancy & Postpartum

New Moms Are Busy Checking on Their Babies. But Is Anyone Checking on Them?

A recent survey shows that new moms may need support

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Newborn Screening Saves Lives: What Parents Need to Know

Not all newborns are screened for the same diseases — and that's a problem

Prevention & Screenings
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Vaccination Against Covid-19 Supports a Healthy Pregnancy by Protecting Both Mother and Child – an Immunologist Explains the Maternal Immune Response

Research during the pandemic has shown that mothers infected with Covid-19 during pregnancy are twice as likely to require ICU care for their newborns, or to lose their children shortly after birth

Your Health

Hypertension Forced Me to Have My Baby Preterm. There Were No Warning Signs.

Being 42 years old, I knew I was at a higher risk for pregnancy complications, but this came out of nowhere and turned my world upside down

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Racism a Strong Factor in Black Women’s High Rate of Premature Births, Study Finds

Black women are about 1.6 times as likely as whites to give birth more than three weeks before the due date

Pregnancy & Postpartum