Archived articles

Pregnancy

Bioethics
An 'unacceptable' public health oversight
Published Dec 10, 2018
Experts say that the exclusion of pregnant women from vaccine development and use must end
Heart health
Understanding preeclampsia
Published Aug 20, 2018
Hopkins researchers close in on the cause of heart failure risk in women with preeclampsia
Jhpiego
A bond between mothers
Published Aug 16, 2017
Expecting mothers form strong bonds through Jhpiego program in Nigeria and Kenya
Predicting postpartum blues
Published March 20, 2017
Hopkins study links postpartum depression with diminished levels of 'anti-anxiety' hormone allopregnanolone / Hopkins Medicine
Fetal health
Zika may cause miscarriages
Published Feb 21, 2017
In mouse study, exposure to virus led to higher rates of miscarriages, babies born with thin brain tissue, brain inflammation
Domestic Abuse
Reducing partner violence
Published Nov 3, 2016
Program co-developed by School of Nursing researcher Phyllis Sharps shows promise in helping pregnant women
Obesity and autism risk
Published Jan 29, 2016
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
mhealth
Cellphone interventions?
Published July 24, 2015
Mobile devices might be best way to get health information to inner-city pregnant, postpartum women, survey suggests / Hopkins Medicine
Study links vitamin E deficiency, miscarriage risk
Published Dec 3, 2014
Pregnant women in Bangladesh lacking vitamin E nearly twice as likely to have miscarriage