Posts Tagged ‘ Premature Births ’

New Study Finds Depression During Pregnancy Linked To Premature Births

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July 26, 2012

Women who have depression symptoms during pregnancy may be more likely to deliver prematurely, a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology finds. Researchers found that of more than 14,000 pregnant women, those who screened positive for possible clinical depression had an increased chance of preterm birth, with 14 percent delivering ... read more


More Than 1 In 10 Babies Worldwide Born Prematurely; U.S. Rates Similar To Developing Countries

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May 12, 2012

The first ever country-by-country global comparison of premature births, released by the World Health Organization, found that 15 million babies a year are born preterm, or more than one in 10 live births. About 1 million of those babies die shortly after birth, while countless others suffer a significant, life-long physical, neurological or educational disability, ... read more