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Antibodies ID’d in Neonates of Women Vaccinated Against COVID-19

All 36 neonates had high levels of anti-S IgG; in 34 of 36 neonates, levels exceeded 250 U/mL

Many Pregnancies Affected by Iron Deficiency

Yet, less than half of individuals have their ferritin levels checked during pregnancy

Metformin May Prolong Gestation in Women With Preterm Preeclampsia

No difference seen in circulating concentrations of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1, placental growth factor, soluble endoglin

Maternal Mortality in the U.S. Higher Among Black Women

Postpartum cardiomyopathy, preeclampsia, and eclampsia are leading causes of maternal death for Black women

Maternal Obesity May Up CRC Risk in Adult Offspring

Authors say this association may be contributing to increasing incidence rates of colorectal cancer in younger adults

Drinking and Smoking After First Trimester May Up Late Stillbirth

No significantly increased risk observed for pregnancies prenatally exposed to drinking only or smoking only

Higher Maternal Lipid Profile Tied to Congenital Heart Disease in Offspring

Doubled risk seen for high triglyceride, total/high-density lipoprotein, and apolipoprotein-A1

Higher Maternal Prenatal BMI May Harm Child Cognition

5-unit increase in maternal late-pregnancy BMI linked to lower WASI performance IQ, NeuroTrax scores at age 6.5 years

Management Strategies Compared for Pregnancy of Unknown Location

Active management may be more effective than expectant management in resolving early nonviable pregnancy of unknown location

COVID-19 Vaccines Well Tolerated Among Reproductive-Aged Women

Findings seen in large study of women who were pregnant, lactating, or planning pregnancy