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Scientific Articles on Pregnancy

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

  • Sztam, K. A., Liu, E., Manji, K. P., Kupka, R., Kisenge, R., Aboud, S., et al. (2016). Maternal antiretroviral therapy is associated with lower risk of diarrhea in early childhood. Journal of Pediatrics, 175, 54–60. PMID: 27245295
  • Styer, A. K., Luke, B., Vitek, W., Christianson, M. S., Baker, V. L., Christy, A. Y., et al. (2016). Factors associated with the use of elective single-embryo transfer and pregnancy outcomes in the United States, 2004-2012. Fertility and Sterility, 106(1), 80–89. PMID: 26997248
  • Sones, J. L., Cha, J., Woods, A. K., Bartos, A., Heyward, C. Y., Lob, H. E., et al. (2016). Decidual Cox2 inhibition improves fetal and maternal outcomes in a preeclampsia-like mouse model. JCI Insight, 1(3). PMID: 27159542
  • Finer, L. B., & Zolna, M. R. (2016). Declines in unintended pregnancy in the United States, 2008-2011. New England Journal of Medicine, 374(9), 843–852. PMID: 26962904
  • Luke, B., Stern, J. E., Kotelchuck, M., Declercq, E. R., Cohen, B., & Diop, H. (2015). Birth outcomes by infertility diagnosis: Analyses of the Massachusetts Outcomes Study of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (MOSART). Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 60(11-12), 480–490. PMID: 26775455
  • Lindsay, K. L., Hellmuth, C., Uhl, O., Buss, C., Wadhwa, P. D., Koletzko, B., et al. (2015). Longitudinal metabolomic profiling of amino acids and lipids across healthy pregnancy. PLoS One, 10(12), e0145794. PMID: 26716698
  • Brotnow, L., Reiss, D., Stover, C. S., Ganiban, J., Leve, L. D., Neiderhiser, J. M., et al. (2015). Expectant mothers maximizing opportunities: Maternal characteristics moderate multifactorial prenatal stress in the prediction of birth weight in a sample of children adopted at birth. PLoS One, 10(11), e0141881. PMID: 26544958
  • Huybrechts, K. F., Bateman, B. T., Palmsten, K., Desai, R. J., Patorno, E., Gopalakrishnan, C., et al. (2015). Antidepressant use late in pregnancy and risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. JAMA, 313(21), 2142–2151. PMID: 26034955
  • Yeung, E. H., Liu, A., Mills, J. L., Zhang, C., Männistö, T., Lu, Z., et al. (2014). Increased levels of copeptin before clinical diagnosis of preeclampsia. Hypertension, 64(6), 1362–1367. PMID: 25225209
  • Althabe, F., Belizán, J. M., Buekens, P., McClure, E. M., Koso-thomas, M.; NICHD's Global Network for Women's and Children's Health Research ACT Trial Steering Committee. (2014). Antenatal corticosteroids to reduce preterm deaths in low-income settings. Lancet Global Health, 2(8), e444. PMID: 25103510

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