maternal health

maternal health

Exposures to Poverty and Crime in Pregnancy Found to Perturb Prenatal Brain Development
A team from Washington University, St. Louis that includes two BBRF Scientific Council members has reported results from two studies... Read More
Children of Mothers Infected by COVID in Pregnancy Had Increased Risk of a Developmental Disorder Diagnosis at 1 Year
A preliminary study of thousands of children born during the pandemic has found that those whose mothers tested positive for... Read More
Surprising Results in Study of Pandemic's Neurodevelopmental Impact on Newborns
A new study of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic upon pregnant women, focusing on developmental outcomes in their offspring... Read More
Impact of Mother’s Depressive Symptoms Just Before and After Childbirth Upon Child’s Brain Development
Past research has established a clear connection between maternal depression and risk of adverse outcomes in newborns, for instance a... Read More
Higher Maternal Choline Levels in Pregnancy Had Protective Role in Infant Brain Development
Researchers have obtained further evidence that during pregnancy, the presence of adequate levels of choline, an essential nutrient, in the... Read More