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Pregnant women increasingly at risk of being exposed to chemicals that may harm development

Prenatal exposure to harmful chemicals

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Could number of out-of-state women seeking abortions in Pennsylvania multiply if Roe v. Wade is overturned?

Pennsylvania out-of-state abortion

Women's Health

Mediterranean-style diet reduces risk of preeclampsia in pregnant women, study finds

Mediterranean diet and preeclampsia

Opinion

To improve Philly's maternal and infant mortality rates, a collective approach is needed

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The importance of good nutrition during pregnancy

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Women's Health

Treating mild hypertension early in pregnancy leads to fewer complications, study finds

Hypertension during pregnancy

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U.S. births continued downward trend in first half of 2021, CDC report shows

U.S. Birth Rate

Women's Health

Why pregnant people were left behind while vaccines moved at ‘warp speed’ to help the masses

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Women's Health

Getting vaccinated while pregnant helps protect babies from COVID-19, CDC says

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Government

Pennsylvania to pilot doula services program for pregnant women at state prison in Lycoming County

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Women's Health

COVID-19 poses deadly risk to fetuses of unvaccinated pregnant women, researchers say

Stillbirths COVID-19

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Tips for facing the challenge of pregnancy during a pandemic

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What you need to know about gestational diabetes and the glucose test

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Women's Health

Young adult women are more likely to experience a stroke than men their age, study finds

Stroke risk for young women

Women's Health

Fertility treatment does not increase risk of premature birth, new data suggests

Fertility treatment risks

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After years of digestive issues, atypical surgery offers Swarthmore woman relief

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Children's Health

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

COVID-19 Babies Health

Children's Health

Drinking alcohol while pregnant significantly alters the baby's brain structure, MRIs reveal

Alcohol Brain Development

Music

Christina Perri's new lullaby album honors her stillborn daughter

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Women's Health

Getting COVID-19 while pregnant does not affect the baby's brain development, study says

COVID-19 Pregnancy Brain Development

Women's Health

Stillbirths are more prevalent since the delta variant emerged, CDC study finds

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Women's Health

Racial disparities in preterm birth rates still wide in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Preterm birth Racial disparities

Women's Health

Drug used to prevent preterm birth may increase cancer risk in offspring, study suggests

Risk of preterm birth

Women's Health

Symptomatic COVID-19 increases chance of C-section delivery, study finds

COVID-19 C-section delivery

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A doctor debunks the infertility myth surrounding COVID-19 vaccination

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Children's Health

Epidurals are not linked to autism in children, new data shows

Epidural and autism link

Parenting

Penn Medicine to offer childbirth class geared toward LGBTQ+ families

Penn Medicine LGBTQ+ birthing class

Women's Health

For women with infertility, baby boy born through Penn's uterus transplant program is a symbol of hope

Penn Uterus Transplant

Women's Health

Vaccinated pregnant women pass COVID-19 protection to their newborns, data shows

COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy

Parenting

The COVID-19 pandemic has led many couples to pause – or abandon – pregnancy plans, study finds

Family planning COVID-19

Women's Health

Trying to lose pregnancy weight? Six tips for effectively shedding baby fat

Pregnancy weight loss

Women's Health

Pregnant or worried about infertility? Get vaccinated against COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine Infertility

Women's Health

New app helps expectant mothers navigate the unique challenges of pregnancy after child loss

Pregnancy After Loss app

Women's Health

A simple blood test may be able to identify women at risk of preterm delivery, study finds

Preterm delivery risk in expectant mothers

Women's Health

Preconception health is a bigger fertility factor than many couples realize, doctors say

Preconception health

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A firsthand account of being pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Women's Health

Poorly managed gestational diabetes can lead to complications for mom and baby

Controlling gestational diabetes

Women's Health

Untreated thyroid conditions can adversely impact pregnancy

Hypothyroidism pregnancy

Women's Health

Preeclampsia may triple a woman's lifetime stroke risk, study finds

Preeclampsia and stroke risk

Prevention

CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant patients

COVID-19 vaccine pregnant

Women's Health

Blue Cross Blue Shield pledges to cut maternal health disparities in half by 2026

Black Maternal Mortality

Women's Health

COVID-19 vaccine effective among pregnant, nursing women and their babies, study shows

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