Pregnancy

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Pregnancy

High blood pressure rates could nearly double in women of childbearing age if the latest guidelines are used, according to a new study. But researchers say more investigation is needed to see if those lower blood pressure targets in pregnant women are safe -- or effective.

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Losing weight about 6 months after giving birth lowers a woman's risk of being overweight in the future.

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A substantial number of pregnant women may be turning to marijuana to ease morning sickness, a new study suggests.

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Contrary to what doctors have thought, women who opt to have their labor induced in the 39th week of pregnancy do not face a heightened risk of cesarean section, a new clinical trial finds.

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People often urge moms-to-be to get plenty of sleep before the baby comes. Now, researchers report that good sleep during pregnancy might also lower the risk of premature delivery.

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Young pregnant women who are obese may face a higher risk of changes in heart structure and function, a small new study suggests.

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