Pregnancy and Birth

Impact of marijuana: Frequently asked questions

October 12, 2021

With growing public endorsement of the potential benefits of marijuana, it is important for health care providers to effectively counsel patients regarding its effects on fertility and future offspring.

Eviction during pregnancy may lead to adverse birth outcomes

March 22, 2021

The investigators’ findings appear to indicate that eviction occurring during pregnancy was linked to adverse outcomes. Advocating for housing assistance for pregnant women could be an important way to improve infants’ health.

Rising rates of high blood pressure complications in pregnancy

November 19, 2020

An analysis of CDC data presented at American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2020 suggests rates of high blood pressure complications during pregnancy nearly doubled during a period lasting from 2008-2017.