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

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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

Our Gestational Carrier Brought Us the Joy of Parenthood — and Friendship

When Kathleen carried our baby, she became a part of our family, too

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I Was a Gestational Carrier, and I’d Do It Again in a Heartbeat

Carrying a baby that's not your own sounds daunting, but it's the best gift you can give

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Preterm Birth

1 baby in 10 is born too soon in the U.S. each year. Is your baby at risk?

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Pregnant or Worried About Infertility? Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Despite rampant misinformation, studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are safe for both the mom and baby

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Iron Deficiency Anemia Can Cause Serious Problems for Pregnant Moms and Their Babies

This common condition can lead to postpartum depression and development problems in children if left untreated

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Born Too Soon

A closer look at Covid-19, health inequities, race and preterm birth

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New White Paper Seeks to Improve Maternal Immunization Rates

HealthyWoman among numerous prominent organizations addressing maternal immunization rates

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Being Pregnant Was Wonderful. And Overwhelming.

Admitting that everything wasn't perfect helped me get the support I needed

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Clinically Speaking: Talking to Patients About Uterine Fibroids

This guide can help healthcare providers communicate better with patients about their uterine fibroid diagnosis and treatment options

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Clinically Speaking: What Are My Options Following a Uterine Fibroid Diagnosis?

Find out what medical treatments are available for uterine fibroids

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