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Migraines in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes for Mother, Baby

Migraines in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk for pregnancy-associated hypertension disorders as well as an increased risk for a variety of adverse outcomes in the newborn, according to a study published online May 8 in Headache.

Severe Maternal Complication Risk Four Times Higher With Twins

Women with twin pregnancies have a four-fold increased risk for severe maternal complications both before and after delivery, compared to women with singleton pregnancies, according to a study published online May 9 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

No Increased Risk Seen for Pregnancies Conceived Within Year of Stillbirth

Conception within 12 months of a stillbirth is common and is not associated with an increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to a study published online Feb. 28 in The Lancet.

Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx

A series of interventions introduced through a quality improvement project can increase the frequency of both teratogen education and urine pregnancy screening in patients taking teratogenic medications for rheumatic disease, according to a study published online March 5 in Pediatrics.