Pregnancy News

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Article Title
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

7/27/2008
Mouse Study May Offer Better Diagnosis for Preeclampsia

Researchers find autoantibodies that block potentially fatal pregnancy complication

7/23/2008
Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility

Correcting varicose veins in scrotum boosts sperm count, motility, study finds

7/22/2008
Women and Men Urged to Seek 'Preconception Care'

Doctors beginning task of implementing government-recommended guidelines

7/21/2008
Australian Study Seeks Genetic Roots of Cerebral Palsy

Reseachers to gather 10,000 samples in study of this pregnancy complication

7/18/2008
Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

Doctor-approved activity can help you feel better

7/17/2008
Dietary Fiber Cuts Risk of Pregnancy Complication

Preeclampsia raises blood pressure, but the nutrient lowers the odds, study finds

7/15/2008
Just Say No to Nuts During Pregnancy

Daily consumption while expecting ups odds of asthmatic offspring, study suggests

7/11/2008
Health Tip: When to Induce Labor

Most often, when a woman is 2 weeks overdue

7/10/2008
Uterus Size May Predict Risk for Premature Twins After IVF

Evaluation may help select women who are at lower risk for complications, study suggests

7/9/2008
New Technique Harvests Stem Cells at Earlier Stage

Research shows future production of new lines may be done without destroying embryo

7/9/2008
Diabetes, Weight Tied to Male Infertility

Both conditions cause significant decrease in body's ability to repair sperm DNA, studies find

7/8/2008
Pregnancy Boosts Heart Attack Risk

Older age of American moms may be behind increase in cases, experts say

7/7/2008
Pregnancy Alone Not A Risk for Mental Health Problems

But certain subset did show raised risk for psychiatric disorders, study finds

7/7/2008
Father's Age a Factor in Infertility

Being over 35 meant lower pregnancy rates, higher chances of miscarriage for couple, study finds

7/4/2008
Mom's Vitamin D Levels Affect Baby's Dental Health

Low concentrations may lead to enamel defects, early tooth decay, study finds

7/4/2008
7/1/2008
New Method Better Predictor of In Vitro Fertilization Success

Four factors were 70% accurate in determining if end result was pregnancy

6/30/2008
Mom's Unhealthy Diet May Have Long-Term Impact on Baby

Rats fed junk food had higher cholesterol, blood fats into adulthood, British study finds

6/30/2008
High Birth Weight Doubles Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Hormonal effects may be to blame, researchers say

6/30/2008
Health Tip: Keep Calm During Pregnancy

Ways to tame mood swings

6/24/2008
U.S. Hospitals Vary Widely in Caring for Women

From birth complications to heart disease, top-rated centers a better choice, health study concludes

6/24/2008
Preeclampsia Linked to Cardiovascular Problems After Pregnancy

Insulin resistance increases and arteries malfunction years later, researchers say

6/19/2008
Health Tip: Stretch Marks

What they're all about

6/18/2008
6/9/2008
6/6/2008
Method for Treating Cervical Lesions May Pose Pregnancy Risks

Some experts say the procedure should be reserved for high-grade abnormalities

6/6/2008
Stretching Exercises May Protect Against Preeclampsia

Findings apply to women inactive before pregnancy or previous history of condition

6/3/2008
Researcher Finds Link Between Pregnancy and Tooth Loss

Women with multiple children need to be especially vigilant about oral health, findings suggest

6/2/2008
Breast-Feeding More Protective for Girls Than Boys

Practice affected need for hospitalization, study finds

6/2/2008
Being Born Small, Early Raises Autism Risk

CDC study found link was most pronounced for low-birth-weight girls

6/2/2008
Chemo May Limit Fertility in Breast Cancer Survivors

They're more likely to have diminished ovarian reserve producing viable eggs, study suggests

5/29/2008
Clinical Guideline Backs Food, Drink During Labor

Nurses, midwives urge more reviews, but say practice provides comfort and nutrition

5/28/2008
FDA Proposes New Drug Labels for Pregnant Women

The changes would also advise nursing women of any potential risks

5/28/2008
C-Sections Explain Jump in U.S. Preemie Births

Researchers suggest some of these procedures may just be matter of convenience

5/28/2008
Health Tip: Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Adjust your diet long before conception

5/18/2008
Mom's Stress in Pregnancy May Up Baby's Asthma and Allergy Risk

Higher levels of allergy marker found in cord blood of stressed mothers' babies