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Maternal health News (2 articles)



High pregnancy weight gain can lead to long-term obesity

Gaining more than the recommended weight during pregnancy can put women at increased risk of becoming obese and developing related health problems, including high blood pressure, later in life.These are the latest findings from researchers at the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children...

Published on 18 May 2011, 08:02


Pregnancy Complications are a Stress Test for Future Maternal Health and Pregnancies

New Haven, Conn. — Predicting whether pregnancy complications affect long-term maternal health as well as future pregnancies is at the heart of two studies conducted by researchers in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine.The first...

Published on 7 July 2009, 18:27


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