- Cecily M Begley, Trinity College Dublin
- Matthias Borchert, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
- Alexander Heazell, University of Manchester
- Robert W Powers, University of Pittsburgh
- Ndola Prata, University of California, Berkeley
- Christine Roberts, The Kolling Institute of Medical Research
- Jos van Roosmalen, VU University Medical Center
- Peter O'Donovan, BioMed Central
Short sleep duration of less than 6 hours during early pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of preterm birth, when compared to between 7 and 8 of sleep a night
The use of selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRI's) in the first trimester was found to be associated with an increased risk of children developing severe congenital heart defects in a large Danish cohort.
A number of significant barriers need to be broken down to ensure rural Kenyan women do not only seek skilled birth care when serious conplications arise
Whilst the severity of eating disorders (EDs) can decrease during pregnancy, EDs may still affect the early mother-child feeding patterns and relationships.
Approximately 10% of privately-insured women in the US are given some form of psychotropic drug during their pregnancy.
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014, 14:337
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