preterm labor

Moms Who Were Preemies May Have a Difficult Pregnancy

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Were you an early arrival? If so, you may encounter some difficulties during your pregnancy. A new study suggests that pregnancy complications are more common among women who were born early themselves. In the study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers analyzed data on women born between 1976 and 1995 who delivered at least... read more

Waiting a Few Extra Weeks to Deliver Makes Baby Smarter

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Getty / The Bump
We know that babies born pre-term might be at risk for developmental problems, but now new research shows that babies born just two weeks early could have problems too. The study published in Pediatrics, "Academic Achievement Varies With Gestational Age Among Children Born at Term," showed that full-term babies do better on math and... read more