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Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Indonesia: Saving Lives, Saving the Future

The Republic of Indonesia, home to over 240 million people, is the world's fourth most populous nation. Ethnically, culturally, and economically diverse, the Indonesian people are broadly dispersed across an archipelago of more than 13,000 islands. Rapid urbanization has given ...

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An Update on Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings: Workshop Summary

More than 30 years ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and the National Research Council (NRC) convened a committee to determine methodologies and research needed to evaluate childbirth settings in the United States. The committee members reported their findings and ...

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Leveraging Action to Support Dissemination of Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines: Workshop Summary

Since 1990, when the last guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy were issued, the average body weight of women entering their childbearing years has increased considerably, with a greater percentage of these women now classified as overweight or obese. Women ...

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Guidelines on Weight Gain and Pregnancy (Bundle of 10)

Being healthy is a topic that is on everyone's mind these days. If you are pregnant or may become pregnant in the future, it's really important. In 2009, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council published updated guidelines ...

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Implementing Guidelines on Weight Gain and Pregnancy (Bundle of 10)

Being healthy is a topic that is on everyone's mind these days. If you are pregnant or may become pregnant in the future, it's really important. In 2009, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council published updated guidelines ...

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IOM Pregnancy Weight Trackers Assembly: Five Common Myths Flier

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IOM Pregnancy Weight Trackers Assembly: Weight Tracker Postcard

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IOM Pregnancy Weight Trackers Assembly: Weight Tracker Mini Booklet

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Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach

Breast cancer remains the most common invasive cancer among women. The primary patients of breast cancer are adult women who are approaching or have reached menopause; 90 percent of new cases in U.S. women in 2009 were diagnosed at age ...

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Sex-Specific Reporting of Scientific Research: A Workshop Summary

The number of women participating in clinical trials has increased during the last two decades, but women are still underrepresented in clinical trials in general. Some of the overall increase can be attributed to the greater number of women-only trials ...

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