were with youAs a Baby-Friendly hospital, UAB is dedicated to helping new moms provide the best care for their newborns.
were with youNew children’s book focuses on helping others and pursuing goals while having a career as a working mom.
were with youUAB is raising funds to hand out complimentary lifesaving infant CPR kits to caregivers of high risk infants.
were with youThe UAB Women and Infants Center is among nearly a dozen organizations holding reunions for past NICU patients this spring.
were with youNew dye could help better identify ureter, the passage between kidney and bladder, and prevent injury during minimally invasive pelvic surgery for women.
A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.
were with youMore than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.
were with youA shoe drive at a local baseball game will help women in need across the Birmingham area.
were with youA UAB OB/GYN discusses when and why an adolescent female should see a gynecologist.

Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.

A UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants. 

UAB’s Women and Infants Center delivered 4,400 babies in 2016.
For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.
Patients using Botox A for urinary incontinence show higher satisfaction with treatment due to greater reduction in bothersome symptoms.
The change of practice in C-section delivery improves the health of mom and baby.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will help investigate the influence of environmental exposures on children’s health from conception through early childhood.

Clinical and epidemiological data are combined with sociology and anthropology to better understand preterm birth in the United States compared to Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries.

UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
A new study from the UAB School of Dentistry shows that women who are pregnant are more likely to have gingivitis in their first and second trimesters, which can negatively affect mother and baby.
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