Sep. 13, 2017—Michelle Collins, a certified nurse midwife with the West End Women’s Health Center, will discuss "Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy" from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 21 in Light Hall, Room 411.
Jun. 1, 2017—Discussing the potential for depression in young pregnant women is not an effective way to curb young women from getting pregnant, according to a new study of Brazilian mothers
May. 11, 2017—Hepatitis C infections among pregnant women nearly doubled from 2009-2014, likely a consequence of the country’s increasing opioid epidemic that is disproportionately affecting rural areas of states including Tennessee and West Virginia.
Mar. 9, 2017—The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention update recommending that women who are pregnant or could become pregnant abstain from alcohol use prompted a Vanderbilt professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and her team to explore the patterns of alcohol use in early pregnancy.
Feb. 16, 2017—Complications related to opioid abuse occur in 54,000 pregnancies annually in the United States, and Tennessee ranks among the top 10 states in the number of opioid-dependent pregnant women.
Feb. 5, 2016—Michelle Collins, a certified nurse midwife and director of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program, will present "Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy" from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 in the next installment of "Babies and You."
Dec. 10, 2015—The Babies & You prenatal education classes offered by Health Plus presents "Benefits Decisions During Pregnancy" Dec. 17.
Nov. 11, 2015—An interdisciplinary team of biologists and medical researchers have created a new platform, which they call GEneSTATION specifically designed to leverage the growing knowledge of human genomics and evolution to advance scientific understanding of human pregnancy and translate it into new treatments for the problems that occur when this complex process goes awry.