Jiao study shows heat waves can affect pregnancies

AirUCI graduate student Anqi Jiao (Wu group) is lead author on a new study published September 7th in JAMA Network Open showing that long- and short-term heat exposure during pregnancy is associated with increased risk for severe maternal morbidity.  Mothers with lower educational attainment and those whose pregnancies started in the cold season (November through April) had greater associations for high exposure to extreme heat days during pregnancy.  Read the article

Thursday, September 7, 2023