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Progesterone Injections to Prevent Recurrent Preterm Birth Neither Effective nor Harmless

Science Daily reports on a study persuasively showing that progesterone injections don’t reduce recurrent preterm birth rates. What’s more, they increase the likelihood of developing gestational [...]

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Progesterone Injections to Prevent Recurrent Preterm Birth Neither Effective nor Harmless

Science Daily reports on a study persuasively showing that progesterone injections don’t reduce recurrent preterm birth rates. What’s more, they increase the likelihood of developing gestational [...]

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Gestational Diabetes Drug Increases Adverse Newborn Outcomes

Reprint of March 31, 2015 CBU blog post WebMD reports on a study finding that glyburide, a treatment endorsed by ACOG, but not approved by the FDA for treating GDM, is associated with serious [...]

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Gestational Diabetes: Does a New Study Tell Us What Investigators Think It Does?

Floating around the internet is news about a large French study of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and the risks it poses. It’s a brilliant analysis because it separates gestational diabetes [...]

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Do Very High BMI and Gestational Diabetes Increase the Likelihood of Having a Child with Autism?

Henci has a Science & Sensibility post under this title deconstructing a flurry of studies coming to the conclusion that they might.

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Another Maternal Benefit of Breastfeeding

Adding to the long list of breastfeeding benefits, Medscape Medical News summarizes a study demonstrating that breastfeeding strongly protects women diagnosed with gestational diabetes from [...]

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Part 2: Suspected Big Baby? Ignorance Is Bliss

Close on the heels of the previous study comes a Medscape report on a study of the effects of a  large-for-gestational-age (LGA) diagnosis, meaning the baby’s estimated weight is in the [...]

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