Smoking cessation during pregnancy associated with reduced risk of preterm birth study says

There is an important association between maternal cigarette smoking cessation during pregnancy and risk of preterm birth, according to a new Dartmouth-led study published in JAMA Network Open . The … Read More

Inducing labor at 39 weeks reduces likelihood of Caesarean -sections

GETTY IMAGES A new national study has found that inducing labor in first-time mothers at 39 weeks can help prevent cesarean births and high blood pressure. The University of Texas … Read More

Heart attack risk continues to increase among pregnant women, study finds

Image Source The risk of having a heart attack while pregnant, giving birth, or during the two months after delivery, continues to increase for American women, a new study finds. … Read More