Homelessness and Pregnancy: PTBi's Research Makes TV News

December 18, 2019
On November 26, Channel 05 KPIX CBS SF Bay Area aired an investigative piece as part of their Project Home series on the impact of homelessness on pregnant women in the Bay Area, notably citing PTBi Researcher Matt Pantell's recent paper.

Black and Brown Women Need a Different Framework for Resiliency

December 16, 2019
Findings from A Transdisciplinary Conceptual Framework of Contextualized Resilience for Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes are described by the author and PTBi researcher, Tijen Sumbul. Additional authors include Solaire Spellen and Monica McLemore. Please describe your research findings.

Should Progesterone Therapy to Prevent Preterm Birth be Withdrawn? FDA Considering

October 31, 2019
Could the only drug approved to prevent preterm birth be taken off the market?  An FDA advisory panel has narrowly voted to recommend this for Makena. Read how panel members agonized over the decision and felt the data “were at best conflicting.” The California Preterm Birth Initiative will be...

New Study: Researchers Connect Premature Births to Possible Causes in Central California

By Xochitl Rojas-Rocha on October 17, 2019
New interactive map will show neighborhoods with low to high rates of premature births and potential drivers