Obstetrics & gynaecology

Residential green space is associated with higher birth weight

There is scientific evidence that maternal exposure to natural environments supports healthy fetal growth. However, study results up to date had been heterogeneous across regions and there is very little research on the effects ...

Health

How total abortion ban puts maternal health at risk

Pregnant patients in El Salvador, who, under the nation's abortion ban, had no choice but to carry fetuses with severe malformations to term, experienced high rates of maternal morbidity, according to new research by Harvard ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Maternal deaths and disparities increase in Mississippi

Deaths from pregnancy complications have become more prevalent in Mississippi, and racial disparities in the health of those who give birth have widened in recent years, according to a report released Thursday by the state's ...