This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends interventions including professional and peer support and formal education during pregnancy and after birth to support breastfeeding.
This Medical News article discusses a push to reduce pregnancy and childhood exposures to neurodevelopmental toxins.
This systematic review summarizes current evidence on effective treatments for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and hyperemesis gravidarum.
This study analyzed Ontario, Canada, databases to assess the effect of MRI during the first trimester or MRI with gadolinium anytime during pregnancy on offspring until they were 4 years old.
This Viewpoint discusses how prepared the United States is to handle a Zika virus outbreak and highlights areas of concern in the current health system.
This Medical News & Perspectives story discusses Zika virus infection in pregnant women with Christine Curry, MD, PhD, of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s 2015 guideline on screening for tobacco smoking and provision of cessation interventions.
This Viewpoint discusses the challenges of testing vaccines for pregnant women and the need for quick deployment during outbreaks of infectious disease.
This register-based cohort study compares rates of cardiomyopathy among women with and without a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy to determine whether these disorders are associated with cardiomyopathy beyond the peripartum period.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of vitamin D3 supplementation vs placebo during women’s third trimester of pregnancy on age at onset of persistent wheeze in the children in the first 3 years of life.
This systematic review to support the 2016 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for depression summarizes trial evidence about depression screening, treatment, and accuracy of screening instruments in pregnant and postpartum women.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effects of ovarian suppression using the luteinizing hormone–releasing hormone analogue triptorelin on long-term ovarian function, pregnancies, and disease-free survival among premenopausal women receiving adjuvant breast cancer chemotherapy.
This cohort study of women given Tdap vaccine during pregnancy evaluates associations between time since prior tetanus-containing vaccinations and acute adverse events in mothers and adverse birth outcomes.