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Black and Latina Mothers Face Higher Rates of Severe Maternal Morbidity

Within the same New York City hospital, black and Latina women are at higher risk for severe maternal morbidity than white women, according to a study published online Jan. 9 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

IBD May Increase Risk for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Women with inflammatory bowel disease more often have gestational diabetes and preterm premature rupture of membranes, according to a review published online Jan. 7 in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Factors Tied to Pregnancy Rates in Women on Dialysis Explored

Due to impaired fertility, pregnancy is not common in women on dialysis, but the pregnancy rate is higher than previously thought, and several factors are associated with the likelihood of pregnancy, according to a study published online Oct. 8 in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Prenatal Exposure to OMT Does Not Worsen Neonatal Outcomes

Exposure to opioid maintenance treatment in the womb does not seem to cause additional harm to newborns, according to a study published online Aug. 14 in Pharmacology Research & Perspectives.