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About 13,000 American women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Source:WNDU 16 News Now
The joy of pregnancy can quickly turn to fear when multiple miscarriages occur, especially when those miscarriages have no explanation.
Source:New York Daily News
Fertility rates in the U.S. have dropped by more than half over recent decades, and are not enough to replace a generation.
- February 1, 2019
Ron Wapner, MD, is the lead investigator on a study published in The Lancet.
Source:Cosmos MagazineJanuary 29, 2019
While investigating possible causes of unexplained pregnancy loss, US researchers have discovered that insulin is toxic to first trimester placental cells.
Source:InsiderJanuary 29, 2019
A new study found that high levels of the hormone insulin are toxic to human placenta cells, and the discovery may lead scientists to a better understanding of miscarriages and infertility.
Source:HealthlineJanuary 29, 2019
Preeclampsia is a condition that can affect pregnant women, causing high blood pressure that increases the risk of major cardiac events, seizures or even death.
Source:Refinery29January 28, 2019
Kate Durkin froze her eggs for the same reasons so many women freeze their eggs: she found herself single and about to turn 35.
Source:New York PostJanuary 23, 2019
When Mariela finally got pregnant in August 2017 after trying for three years, she knew exactly what she was going to name her little boy. “Aramis, from ‘The Three Musketeers.’ ”
- January 18, 2019
Mary E. D’Alton, MD joined Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to announce the reintroduction of the Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards (MOMS) Act to reduce maternal mortality.
Source:InsiderJanuary 17, 2019
In November 2018, a research letter published in JAMA Pediatrics offered some encouraging news: Between 2002 and 2016, the use of alcohol and cigarettes during pregnancy has declined.