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Yale gets $1 million for preeclampsia research

Yale School of Medicine has received a grant of up to $1 million over three years from rEVO Biologics, Inc., to further research and education in preeclampsia, and to uncover and define the best

March of Dimes: Blizzard poses particular risk to pregnant women

As residents of Connecticut and the Northeast brace for the possibly historic blizzard scheduled to begin today, the March of Dimes urges pregnant women and parents of new babies to be prepared for

FDA advises against ultrasound ‘keepsake images’

Ultrasound imaging is the most widely used medical imaging method during pregnancy. But some families use over-the-counter ultrasound service to create fetal “keepsake images” or videos — a practice

FDA publishes guidelines on pregnancy and lactation-related drug labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has published a final rule  that sets standards for how information about using medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding is presented in the labeling of

Griffin hosts discussions on holiday eating

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about holiday eating on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. The program will be

Yale study: Low risk for small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy

Heavy alcohol consumption during pregnancy has long been linked to a range of developmental problems and birth defects including fetal alcohol syndrome, low birth weight, and preterm delivery, but a

Baby fair at Milford Hospital

Milford Hospital, 300 Seaside Ave., will host a community baby fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. This fair will feature a variety of vendors that will provide information, demonstrations,

State gets over $1 million to reduce infant mortality

HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today released $65 million in grants to help 87 organizations in 33 states reduce high infant mortality rates and other health problems related to pregnancy and

Combination of PTSD, depression increases pregnancy risk

Pregnant women who suffer from both post traumatic stress disorder and major depression are four times more likely to deliver prematurely than women without those conditions, a new Yale University

FDA: Pregnant and breastfeeding women should eat more fish

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have concluded pregnant and breastfeeding women, those who might become pregnant, and young children should eat more