Pregnancy News

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11/10/2008
Freezing Ovaries Preserves Fertility, Scientists Report

New technique could help cancer patients or women who want to delay childbirth

11/5/2008
Debt-Linked Stress May Spur Premature Delivery

But many other forms of anxiety don't affect timing of birth, study finds

11/3/2008
Caffeine in Pregnancy Associated With Low Birth Weight Risk

Women need not be frightened but should limit consumption of stimulant, experts say

11/3/2008
Sexually Charged TV Might Raise Risk of Teen Pregnancy

But researchers stress finding doesn't establish a direct link between the two

10/31/2008
Preeclampsia Might Protect Against Testicular Cancer

Study suggests link between high blood pressure in pregnancy and risk of the malignancy

10/31/2008
Excess Weight Gain During Pregnancy a Risk to Mother and Child

It doubles the chances of having a heavy baby, study finds

10/28/2008
Successive Births, HRT Use Boost Joint Replacement Risks

Early puberty also a factor in increased chance of knee, hip surgeries, study finds

10/23/2008
Depression During Pregnancy May Cause Premature Birth

And preterm birth is leading cause of infant mortality, study notes

10/22/2008
Statins May Prevent Some Miscarriages

Mouse study finds cholesterol-lowering drugs could help women with antiphospholipid syndrome

10/20/2008
Low Birth Weight Tied to Rise in Infant Hemangiomas

Each 1.1-lb. decrease boosted risk for benign birthmark ninefold, study says

10/20/2008
10/17/2008
Research May Help Predict Preeclampsia

The pregnancy-related blood pressure condition can pose serious threat to woman and unborn child

10/17/2008
Hormones May Be to Blame for Women's Cavity Rates

Reproductive pressures, dietary preferences all contribute, anthropologist suggests

10/15/2008
Health Tip: Having a Baby After Age 35

Take heed of these suggestions

10/7/2008
Scientists Explore New Test for Down Syndrome

If effective, it would be less invasive than current prenatal exams

10/3/2008
Gestational Diabetes Risk Higher for Asian-White Couples

Pelvic size may also play role in further chance of Caesarean delivery, study finds

10/3/2008
Health Tip: Pregnancy and Asthma

Key is to control symptoms, avoid attacks

10/2/2008
Health Tip: Sex During Pregnancy

It may not be a good idea if you have certain risk factors

10/1/2008
Dieting History Tied to Weight Gain in Pregnancy

Restricted eaters gained too much or too little, study finds

9/22/2008
Health Tip: Develop a Birth Plan

Make decisions before baby is due

9/18/2008
Mom's Diet Can Alter Genes to Raise Babies' Asthma Risk

Supplement use may be behind doubling of respiratory disease in last 25 years, study suggests

9/18/2008
Calcium Supplements Cut Blood Lead Levels During Pregnancy

Low-cost therapy reduces threat of transfer from mother's bones to fetus or nursing infant

9/18/2008
9/18/2008
9/18/2008
Antibiotics for Preterm Labor Linked to Cerebral Palsy

Risk is small, and women shouldn't shun the drugs entirely, experts say

9/17/2008
Pregnant Mom's Flu Shot Protects Baby

U.S. health officials will mull new findings at vaccine meeting

9/12/2008
Health Tip: Preparing for Pregnancy

What's needed in your diet, and what you should avoid

9/11/2008
Natural Childbirth Moms More Attuned to Babies' Cry

Finding may help shed light on postpartum depression in those choosing Caesareans

9/2/2008
Extremely Preemie Babies Prone to Behavior Woes Later On

Children born at or before 25 weeks were 4 times more likely to have problems at age 6, study found

9/2/2008
3 Questions Can Spot Possible Postpartum Depression

Study found quick screen was as good as conventional testing

8/31/2008
Brain 'Master Switch' May Control Appetite, Fertility

Mouse study shows genetic link to signals telling body when it's full, safe to mate

8/29/2008
Alcohol in Early Pregnancy May Prompt Fetal Cell Death

Even a few glasses of wine enough to disrupt normal development, mouse study finds

8/29/2008
Mom's Smoking During Pregnancy Ups Preemie's SIDS Risk

Fetal exposure to cigarette smoke appears to lower breathing recovery, study finds

8/28/2008
Protecting Newborns From a Dangerous Threat

Simple tests and antibiotics can thwart Group B strep, doctors say

8/27/2008
Magnesium Sulfate Reduces Threat of Cerebral Palsy

Compound given to women at risk of preterm birth cuts risk in half, study finds

8/26/2008
Preterm Births Linked to Infection of Amniotic Fluid

Women with highest degree of contagion most likely to deliver earlier, sicker infants, study finds

8/22/2008
8/21/2008
Health Tip: Monitor the Mercury in Your Food

Pregnant women and young children should be especially cautious

8/20/2008
Preeclampsia Raises Risk of Serious Kidney Disease

Rate can be 5 times higher than for women without pregnancy complication, study finds

8/20/2008
Women's Alcohol Use Tied to Delayed Childbearing

Abuse postponed reproductive onset in teen, adult females, but not in men, study finds

8/15/2008
Health Tip: Sleep Positions While You're Pregnant

Suggestions for more comfortable rest

8/13/2008
More U.S. Women Getting Birth Control Services

But the number receiving reproductive health care services remains flat, survey finds

8/11/2008
8/8/2008
Health Tip: Keep Gestational Diabetes Under Control

Take good care of yourself during pregnancy

8/7/2008
Health Tip: Detecting False Labor

Signs that it may not be the real thing

8/5/2008
Many Women Struggle With Challenge of a Newborn

They feel isolated and stressed, as well as physically and emotionally drained, report finds

8/1/2008
7/31/2008
Assisted Fertilization Risks May Be Due to Infertility

Single babies conceived this way have poorer outcomes, but procedure not at fault, study says

7/30/2008
Possible Cause of Postpartum Depression Pinpointed

Mouse study implicates GABA receptors in the central nervous system

7/30/2008
Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Boosts Risk for Birth Defects

Women 3 to 4 times more likely to deliver baby with at least one problem, U.S. study finds