Pregnancy News

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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

5/16/2008
Health Tip: Preparing Your Pet for Baby

Rex and Tabby need to know the new rules

5/15/2008
Health Tip: Traveling During Pregnancy

You can make your trip safe with a little preparation

5/13/2008
DNA Fingerprinting Could ID Viable Embryos

Finding may lead to improved pregnancy rates for in vitro patients, fewer multiple pregnancies

5/13/2008
Breast-feeding Might Shield Women From Rheumatoid Arthritis

Childbearing had no such benefit if baby was bottle-fed, researchers noted

5/12/2008
Gene May Be Key to Pregnancy Complication

Preeclampsia is common and serious, but genetics could bring screening test or treatment

5/7/2008
High Blood Sugar Tied to Pregnancy Complications

Even non-diabetic levels may cause problems, study finds

5/6/2008
Doctors Discover Marker for Meconium Passage During Delivery

If newborn breathes in first bowel movement, serious complications can follow, experts note

5/6/2008
Researchers Find Lubricant Doesn't Hinder Fertility

Doctor who helped develop product said it could aid couples trying to conceive

5/6/2008
Many Ob-Gyn Textbooks Lack Good Info on Breast-Feeding

That could mean the wrong advice getting passed on to new moms, experts say

5/2/2008
Pregnancy and Work Can Work

Tips for pregnant women who are working

5/1/2008
4/30/2008
Staff Training Reduces Postpartum Bleeding, Episiotomies

Studies urge oxytocin use after delivery, re-evaluation of accepted birthing practices

4/29/2008
Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

Preferred activities, and those to avoid

4/28/2008
Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Rates Have Doubled

More women are overweight as they conceive, raising complication risks, study finds

4/24/2008
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Premature Birth

Potential causes of early labor

4/22/2008
Pot Plus Alcohol Kills Young Rats' Brain Cells

Finding another warning to pregnant women that drug use can affect fetal brain development

4/19/2008
Extra Pounds During and Between Pregnancies Can Pose Problems

Don't eat for 2, because complications increase with excess weight

4/14/2008
Teen Pregnancies, Abortions Drop From 1990 to 2004: CDC

But more recent federal statistics saw uptick in teen pregnancies in 2006

4/11/2008
Health Tip: Taking Folic Acid

How much do you need?

4/10/2008
4/9/2008
Health Tip: Swelling During Pregnancy

Help keep it under control

4/8/2008
Exercise During Pregnancy Has Baby Benefits, Too

Even fetus shows lower heart rate when moms-to-be work out regularly

4/7/2008
Fetal Exposure to Substance Abuse Changes Brain Structure

Mom's use of tobacco, alcohol, drugs may affect kids into early adolescence, study shows

4/3/2008
When It Comes to Pregnancy, Timing Is Everything

Too little -- or too much -- time between births can be risky, research suggests

4/3/2008
Women Veterinarians Face Higher Miscarriage Risk

Study points to anesthetic gases, radiation and pesticides as probable causes

4/2/2008
Report Finds Big Disparities in Well-Being of U.S. Kids

Huge gap exists between best and worst states, with Vermont on top and Louisiana at bottom