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Costs of maternal health

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has for the first time identified and quantified the factors pushing up […]

Saving preterm babies’ lives

The Australian leg of a worldwide Perinatal trial has pinpointed the optimal level of blood oxygen saturation for preterm babies […]

Extreme heat puts mums and bubs at risk

The projected rise in Central Australia’s future temperature may pose an increased health risk to women in the late stages […]

Domestic violence signs in pregnant women

Women who suffer domestic violence during pregnancy are at an increased risk of post-natal depression and health professionals should know […]

New evidence will help prevent thousands of preterm babies’ deaths global…

More premature babies could survive if their levels of oxygen are kept in the top half of the previously accepted […]
woman in labour, hospital

Molecular mechanisms within foetal lungs that initiate labour

Researchers at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have identified two proteins in a foetus’ lungs responsible for initiating the […]

Baby’s genes, not mom’s, may trigger some preterm births

Some babies may be genetically predisposed to being born too soon, and variants in the DNA of the fetus — […]