Tag: premature birth

Can stress, PTSD, or depression affect your pregnancy?

Can stress, PTSD, or depression affect your pregnancy?

Many women wonder how stress and depression can affect a pregnancy. Here is some information that can help you better understand these conditions, how ...
Do you know the signs of preterm labor?

Do you know the signs of preterm labor?

If you're pregnant, it's important to know the signs of preterm labor and what to do if you experience any symptoms. Watch our video with Dr. Siobhan ...
Health disparities in premature birth

Health disparities in premature birth

In the United States, rates of preterm birth, low birthweight, and infant mortality are higher for black, non-Hispanic infants than for white, non-His ...

U.S. study shows fewer babies are dying in their first year of life

The death of a baby before his or her first birthday is called infant mortality. A new report released by the CDC shows that the infant mortality rate ...
New research links premature birth to mom’s risk of heart disease later in life

New research links premature birth to mom’s risk of heart disease later in life

This headline has raised concerns among women who have had a premature baby (birth before 37 weeks) - and for good reason. In a published study, re ...
New study offers clues as to why some women give birth prematurely

New study offers clues as to why some women give birth prematurely

Why do some women give birth early and others don’t? March of Dimes researchers are trying to find the answer to this question. A new study has reveal ...