Scientific Articles on Preconception Care and Prenatal Care

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers and NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Ahrens, K. A., Silver, R. M., Mumford, S. L., Sjaarda, L. A., Perkins, N. J., Wactawski-Wende, J., et al. (2016). Complications and safety of preconception low-dose aspirin among women with prior pregnancy losses. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 127(4), 689–698. PMID: 26959198
  • Backonja, U., Robledo, C. A., Wallace, M. E., Flores, K. F., & Kiely, M. (2016). Reproductive health knowledge among African American women enrolled in a clinic-based randomized controlled trial to reduce psychosocial and behavioral risk: Project DC-HOPE. Women's Health Issues, 26(4), 442–451. PMID: 27094910
  • Berenson, A. B., Hirth, J. M., Rahman, M., Laz, T. H., Rupp, R. E., & Sarpong, K. O. (2016). Maternal and infant outcomes among women vaccinated against pertussis during pregnancy. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2016.1157241. PMID: 27002930
  • Friedman, L. E., Gelaye, B., Rondon, M. B., Sanchez, S. E., Peterlin, B. L., & Williams, M. A. (2016). Association of migraine headaches with suicidal ideation among pregnant women in Lima, Peru. Headache, 56(4), 741–749. PMID: 27016264
  • Mitra, M., Clements, K. M., Zhang, J., & Smith, L. D. (2016). Disparities in adverse preconception risk factors between women with and without disabilities. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 20(3), 507–515. PMID: 26518009
  • Mueller, N. T., Rifas-Shiman, S. L., Blaser, M. J., Gillman, M. W., & Hivert, M. F. (2016). Association of prenatal antibiotics with foetal size and cord blood leptin and adiponectin. Pediatric Obesity. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12119. PMID: 26948966
  • Washington Cole, K. O., & Roter, D. L. (2016). Starting the conversation: Patient initiation of weight-related behavioral counseling during pregnancy. Patient Education and Counseling. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.05.002. PMID: 27161167
  • Choiriyyah, I., Sonenstein, F. L., Astone, N. M., Pleck, J. H., Dariotis, J. K., & Marcell, A. V. (2015). Men aged 15–44 in need of preconception care. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(11), 2358–2365. PMID: 26112749
  • Legro, R. S., Dodson, W. C., Kris-Etherton, P. M., Kunselman, A. R., Stetter, C. M., Williams, N. I., et al. (2015). Randomized controlled trial of preconception interventions in infertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 100(11), 4048–4058. PMID: 26401593
  • Wise, L. A., Rothman, K. J., Mikkelsen, E. M., Stanford, J. B., Wesselink, A. K., McKinnon, C., et al. (2015). Design and conduct of an Internet-based preconception cohort study in North America: Pregnancy Study Online. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 29(4), 360–371. PMID: 26111445
  • Xie, Y., Madkour, A. S., & Harville, E. W. (2015). Preconception nutrition, physical activity, and birth outcomes in adolescent girls. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, 28(6), 471–476. PMID: 26233291
  • Zhang, C., Tobias, D. K., Chavarro, J. E., Bao, W., Wang, D., Ley, S. H., et al. (2014). Adherence to healthy lifestyle and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: Prospective cohort study. British Medical Journal, 349, g5450. PMID: 25269649

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