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Dr. Alan GuttmacherAlan E. Guttmacher, M.D. has served as Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development since August 2010, following a term as Acting Director beginning in December 2009.

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Dr. Mary Ann Handel: Finding the Genes That Drive Male Fertility

Dr. Mary Ann Handel"Infertile mouse” is not a common phrase, but geneticist Mary Ann Handel, Ph.D., has made a career of studying infertile male mice to unlock the mysteries of infertility in human males.

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Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox: 28.5 Years—and Counting—at NIH

Kerri ChildressFormer NICHD Deputy Director Yvonne Maddox reflects on how her family, mentors, and the NIH have shaped who she is.

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Healthy Pre-Pregnancy Diet and Exercise May Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes (August 21, 2014)

Healthy Pre-Pregnancy Diet and Exercise May Reduce Risk of Gestational Diabetes (August 21, 2014)

A series of studies suggests potential ways that women may lower their risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Newborns: Research to Improve Outcomes (August 11, 2014)

Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Newborns: Research to Improve Outcomes (August 11, 2014)

Our Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch supports research on improved care for pregnant women and newborns and better treatment for pregnancy-related complications and neonatal diseases.
NICHD Podcasts Feature Research on Maternal Smoking (August 05, 2014)

NICHD Podcasts Feature Research on Maternal Smoking (August 05, 2014)

Three recent podcasts feature research on smoking during pregnancy and its links to later health and behavior problems in children.

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