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Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study

Additional research found frozen eggs are nearly as effective as fresh for IVF treatments

IUD Won't Hurt Future Fertility, Study Contends

Relatively high pregnancy rates follow birth-control device removal, preliminary research shows

Use of Donor Sperm by Lesbians Rises in Canada, Study Finds

Legalization of gay marriage appears to have 'huge impact' on reproductive medicine

Births From Fertility Treatments Hit 5 Million Mark: Report

It's a 'great medical success story,' expert says

Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds

Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

New Test May Spot Which Embryos Stand Greatest Chance of Survival

Measuring mitochondria in cells better predicted success rate with in vitro fertilization, study says

Women in Labor May Be Fine Taking in Nourishment, Study Finds

Those who got protein shake fared no worse than women given ice chips only, researchers say

Depression During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Psychiatric Trouble in Kids

Researcher says finding suggests the condition should be treated in expectant moms

Health Tip: Understanding Gestational Diabetes

Listen to your doctors advice

Don't Rule Out Vaginal Delivery for Twins, Study Says

No significant differences seen in results for mother, babies compared to C-section

New Infertility Treatment Leads to First Baby, Researchers Report

Experimental procedure may offer hope to women with early ovarian failure

Abnormal BMI Tips Scale Toward Pregnancy Complications, Study Says

Women too thin or too heavy had longer hospital stays, added costs

Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Late Pregnancy

What to do for certain conditions

Asthma Care Critical During Pregnancy, Study Finds

Close monitoring needed, regardless of severity, researchers say

Medicaid Paying for More U.S. Births: Study

Coverage included nearly half of childbirths by 2010, researchers say

Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'

The risk of poor health outcomes for mother and baby shouldn't be underestimated, researchers say

Study Sees No Link Between Drinking During Early Pregnancy and Birth Woes

The research didn't examine long-term health threats; March of Dimes critical of the findings

Whooping Cough Risk Higher Among Kids Who Miss Vaccinations: Study

It's important to get all doses without delay, researchers say

New Moms, the Obese Prone to Flu Complications, Analysis Finds

But pregnant women not at high risk for problems, as previously thought

Drinking Before First Pregnancy Raises Risk of Breast Cancer: Study

Experts urge alcohol moderation for women during this time of life

Babies May Remember Words Heard Before Birth

Study found repeated exposure to a 'pseudoword' during late stages of pregnancy led infant's brains to react to it

Move More to Control Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Study

Staying active throughout the day helps prevent obesity-related complications

Sleep Apnea Seen in Pregnant Women With Gestational Diabetes

Small study finds they face higher risk of the night-time breathing disorder

Talking to Your Daughter About Puberty

Expert shares tips for parents of tweens

Infertility Rate Declines Among U.S. Couples

CDC report challenges perception that problem is growing as more women seek treatment

Pregnant and Obese: Early Deaths Noted Among Offspring

Study findings suggest need for weight control before conception

Cultural 'Myths' Could Shape Pregnant Women's Expectations

Study found media, friends influence concerns about symptoms like morning sickness

Black Infants in U.S. Twice as Likely to Die as Whites: CDC

South has highest rates of infant mortality, gov't report finds

Dental Care Safe for Pregnant Women: Experts

Cleanings, dental X-rays don't pose a hazard, medical group says

Typical Pregnancy Length May Vary More Than Thought

By measuring hormones, researchers found 37-day difference in gestation

1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control

But new study confirms that it's not good for preventing pregnancy

Obese Women Just As Likely to Have Success Using IVF With Donor Eggs

Study found similar pregnancy, live birth and miscarriage rates compared to normal-weight women

Antioxidant Supplements Don't Help Women Get Pregnant: Review

Fertility clinic patients taking these products were no more likely to conceive, researchers say

Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks

Large study of Danish women followed their children up to age 6

Bump Seen in Substance Abuse Treatment During Pregnancy

But number of women entering programs for alcohol use went down over last decade, U.S. report says

Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids

But the cause of the association remains unknown, researchers say

Study Sees No Link Between Mercury Exposure, Autistic Behavior

The chemical is often found in fish, prompting many pregnant women to avoid the food

Health Tip: Don't Despair About Your Pregnant Body

Understand that changes are necessary

Pregnancy Odds Good for Childhood Cancer Survivors, Study Finds

'It just might be a little harder,' researcher says

Shift Work Might Affect Women's Periods, Fertility: Study

Women who only worked at night also had higher odds for miscarriage, researchers say

Mother's Immune System Might Play Role in Certain Cases of Autism

'Auto-antibodies' in maternal blood appear tied to particular form of the condition, studies find

Obesity May Reduce Odds of IVF Success, Study Finds

Overweight women should lose weight before trying to conceive, researchers say

Month of Conception Might Raise Odds of Premature Birth: Study

Mom's exposure to flu during third trimester appears to be a key risk factor, researchers say

Health Tip: Why Take Folic Acid?

It can help prevent birth defects

Birth Defect Risk Doubles in Children Born to Cousins: Study

Risk is also doubled for offspring of women over age 34, U.K. researchers report

U.S. Women Delay Motherhood, Teen Births Historically Low: CDC

Preterm births, low birth weight babies declined in 2011, report says

Iron Supplements May Prevent Anemia During Pregnancy

The benefits also include improved birth weights, analysis shows

Fetal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Tied to Hearing Loss in Teens

The auditory deficit was small but significant, researchers say

Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk

Pregnant women who live with smog at higher risk, but experts caution the finding is not definitive

Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?

British study finds no problems with balance in kids, but some experts have concerns about the findings