Pregnancy

Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy: Analysis of Psychosocial Interventions

Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy: Analysis of Psychosocial Interventions

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Effective methods to curb smoking during pregnancy include counseling, feedback, and monetary incentives.

Low Prenatal Weight Gain Linked to Offspring Psychosis Risk

Low Prenatal Weight Gain Linked to Offspring Psychosis Risk

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The risk for offspring's development of psychosis is connected to maternal weight gain during pregnancy.

Cognitive Outcomes in Children Treated for Subclinical Thyroid Disease

Cognitive Outcomes in Children Treated for Subclinical Thyroid Disease

Treatment for subclinical hypothyroidism or hypothyroxinemia before 20 weeks of gestation is not associated with better cognitive outcomes in children.

Overdoses, Suicides Now Leading Causes of Pregnancy-Related Mortality

Overdoses, Suicides Now Leading Causes of Pregnancy-Related Mortality

Self-harm has been the leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Colorado between 2004 and 2012.

Researchers Report Antidepressant Bupropion Crosses Placenta

Researchers Report Antidepressant Bupropion Crosses Placenta

Effects of fetal exposure are yet to be determined.

Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy Associated With Schizophrenia in Offspring

Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy Associated With Schizophrenia in Offspring

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Nicotine exposure during pregnancy through cigarette smoking is associated with schizophrenia in offspring.

Autism Risk Doubled With Increased Maternal Folate Levels During Pregnancy

Autism Risk Doubled With Increased Maternal Folate Levels During Pregnancy

Women who took vitamin B and folate supplements during pregnancy were less likely to have a child with autism.

Many Don't Understand Zika Virus Transmission

Many Don't Understand Zika Virus Transmission

Thirty-one percent of respondents believed that Zika is transmitted through coughing and sneezing.

Detox From Opioids During Pregnancy Appears Safe For Fetus

Detox From Opioids During Pregnancy Appears Safe For Fetus

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Researchers found that intense behavioral health follow-up was crucial to reduce the occurrence of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Oxytocin Predicts Postpartum Depression Symptoms

Oxytocin Predicts Postpartum Depression Symptoms

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Oxytocin levels predicted the severity of postpartum depression symptoms among women with a history of depression.

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