Maternal health expert wins NIH grant to study disparity in cesarean births among Black and white women
Jun. 7, 2021—Assistant Professor of Nursing Jeremy Neal has been awarded an R21 exploratory/development grant of more than $250,000 from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to assess the differences in labor progress and care among Black and white women with low-risk pregnancies.
Feb. 21, 2017—Although nitrous oxide was less effective than epidural anesthesia for pain management during labor, mothers who used nitrous oxide were equally satisfied with their childbirth experience.
Sep. 19, 2013—Women with access to group prenatal care had improved birth outcomes, including longer gestational periods and higher birth weight, in a study conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt’s Peabody Research Institute.
Jul. 20, 2011—It may be possible to prevent preterm birth by modifying the father’s diet before a baby's conception.