Tag: risk factors

Preventing premature birth: a focus on mom’s health

Preventing premature birth: a focus on mom’s health

It's estimated that more than half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. This means that lots of women may get pregnant but their bod ...
What you need to know about maternal death

What you need to know about maternal death

We are facing a maternal health crisis in the United States. More and more women are dying from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. ...
Preeclampsia:  Impact on mom and baby

Preeclampsia: Impact on mom and baby

May was Preeclampsia Awareness Month. We blogged about the signs, symptoms and causes of preeclampsia and how it may lead to premature birth. We also ...
Three factors you can control to help prevent premature birth

Three factors you can control to help prevent premature birth

Although there are certain risk factors for premature birth that a woman is not able to change, the good news is that there are three risk factors tha ...