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Lead Moderator

As Neel writes in his article, "pregnant women are not excited about becoming experimental subjects." While this sentiment is understandable, does this also limit the pace of innovation? As several people participating in this discussion have mentioned, new technology is allowing women to track their pregnancies and generate data from their own home and smartphones. How is this data being captured by researchers and in what ways is this changing the scope of research and innovation in obstetrics?