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maternal health

Predicting postpartum blues
Published March 22, 2017
Hopkins study links postpartum depression with diminished levels of 'anti-anxiety' hormone allopregnanolone / Hopkins Medicine
Fetal health
Zika may cause miscarriages
Published March 22, 2017
In mouse study, exposure to virus led to higher rates of miscarriages, babies born with thin brain tissue, brain inflammation
Global health
Driven to change
Published Winter 2016
Jhpiego program in Kenya turns would-be muggers into businessmen / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Global health
$30M grant fuels air pollution study
Published March 22, 2017
Johns Hopkins receives $30M grant for study of cook stove fuels and their effects on maternal, infant health
Domestic Abuse
Reducing partner violence
Published March 22, 2017
Program co-developed by School of Nursing researcher Phyllis Sharps shows promise in helping pregnant women
Maternal health
In Kenya, a different path
Published March 22, 2017
Jhpiego helps Nairobi youth set up small businesses, avoid crimes that target pregnant women / ONE
Maternal health
Folate and autism risk
Published March 22, 2017
While folate deficiency during pregnancy is bad for the developing fetus, excessive amounts could also be harmful, researchers say
Global Health
Improving maternal health in Myanmar
Published March 22, 2017
Jhpiego works to increase quality of midwifery faculty, students and improve facilities where they teach, learn
Commentary
Drinking hot water after sex won't prevent pregnancy
Published March 22, 2017
Jhpiego educator describes challenges of family planning efforts in Africa
Obesity and autism risk
Published March 22, 2017
School of Public Health study of more than 2,700 mother-child pairs offers new evidence that autism develops in utero / School of Public Health