Pregnancy News

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10/3/2005
New Insights into Preemie Infant Brain Injury

Neurological damage once considered harmless may not be, study suggests

9/29/2005
Fewer Women Taking Folic Acid Supplements

The B vitamin helps prevent birth defects, researchers say

9/29/2005
Vaccine Might Shield Newborns from Infection

Study will examine whether vaginal bacteria can be suppressed during childbirth

9/29/2005
Immune Drug May Prevent Fetal Infection

Hyperimmune globulin cut rate of mom-to-child transmission of cytomegalovirus

9/20/2005
More Young People Diagnosed With Gum Disease

Periodontal trouble may also raise risks for pregnant women, study finds

9/16/2005
More Research Needed Into Preemie Births

March of Dimes experts say premature delivery up 30 percent since the 1980s

9/14/2005
Frozen Whole Ovary Transplant a Success

Israeli researchers use technique in sheep to develop embryos

9/12/2005
More First-Time Moms Opting For C-Sections

Patient-choice cesareans up nearly 40 percent, report finds

9/9/2005
Delivery-Linked Perineal Tears Can Bring Long-Term Trouble

But women are often too embarrassed to seek out help, researchers say

9/6/2005
Folic Acid Is Helping Reduce Birth Defects

But March of Dimes calls for increase in food fortification levels

9/6/2005
Many Male Teens Fatalistic About Unplanned Pregnancy

In study, majority said they don't intend to impregnate -- but it may happen anyway

8/28/2005
Exercise: The Right Stuff for Moms-to-Be

But check with your doctor to determine the best workout, experts advise

8/26/2005
C-Sections Linked to Higher Cavity Risk in Babies

Less bacterial exposure during birth may be the cause, study suggests

8/25/2005
Psychological Stress Doesn't Impact IVF

Swedish researchers find calming news in new study

8/24/2005
Medical Option Now Available After Miscarriage

Misoprostol effective at expelling fetal tissue, study finds

8/24/2005
Researcher Stands by Fetal Pain Findings

Review suggesting early-stage fetuses don't feel pain has triggered heated debate

8/22/2005
Health Tip: Recognizing Premature Labor

Here are the warning signs

8/16/2005
Fetal Alcohol Exposure May Cause Lasting Harm

Study found intellectual deficits in affected 7-year-olds

8/5/2005
Health Tip: Signs of a Troubled Pregnancy

Symptoms that may indicate a serious problem

8/1/2005
Smoking in Pregnancy Raises ADHD Risk for Child

Researchers spot association between cigarettes and hyperactivity

8/1/2005
Surgeons Re-Assess C-Section Procedure

A much-debated practice may reduce scarring, study finds

7/29/2005
Crystal Meth May Harm Developing Fetus

In mice, just one dose in pregnancy linked to neuro trouble in pups

7/27/2005
Health Tip: Overcoming Morning Sickness

Suggestions to calm your nausea

7/20/2005
'Abortion Pill' Seems to Be Safe, Experts Say

Still, FDA warns that RU-486 may be linked to rare but deadly blood infections

7/19/2005
Health Woes Linger for Tiniest Newborns

Study finds chronic problems persisting into childhood

7/11/2005
Diabetes Spurred By Adult Lifestyles

Study casts doubt on 'fetal-environment' theory

7/11/2005
Newborns' Stroke Risk as High as Elderly's

Many of these disabling events go unnoticed, however

7/7/2005
Preemie Babies Bring Primo Pricetags

Hospital bills now top $200,000 for tiniest newborns

7/5/2005
Experts: Test All Pregnant Women for HIV

Federal panel issues updated guidelines on screening for the virus

6/30/2005
Condom Label Flap Stirs Controversy

Health experts counter conservatives over effectiveness against STDs

6/28/2005
Injury During Pregnancy Rises in Summer

Women should take special care during daily activities, experts say

6/23/2005
Postnatal Depression Can Hit New Dads, Too

Study finds father's 'baby blues' negatively affect child

6/21/2005
Genes May Extend Fertility in Some Women

The findings might someday help all older women conceive

6/17/2005
Childbirth at Home as Safe as Hospital Delivery: Study

Review finds no increased problems for low-risk women

6/15/2005
Drinking During Pregnancy Boosts Baby's Infection Risk

It triples the odds, new study finds

6/14/2005
Mood Affects Diet During Pregnancy

Distressed women may cut back on healthy nutrients, study finds

6/14/2005
Preemie Birth Boosts Risk for Later Vision Trouble

Study finds higher rate of problems at 10 years of age

6/12/2005
Treating Gestational Diabetes Helps Mother and Child

It improves quality of life without increasing risk of Caesarean section, study finds

6/8/2005
Insurance Costs Could Trigger Ob/Gyn Shortage

Premiums in some areas top $200,000 annually, study finds

6/8/2005
First-Ever Birth After Ovarian Transplant

Alabama woman delivers girl after receiving graft from twin sister, scientists say

6/7/2005
Leptin Surge in Infancy May Spur Later Obesity

Mouse study may explain link between undernourished moms, obese kids

5/26/2005
Secondhand Smoke Threatens IVF Success

Airborne toxins can cut pregnancy rate in half, study found

5/20/2005
Was Ear Disorder's Link to Pregnancy a Nazi Plot?

Researcher disproves age-old medical assumption with new findings

5/20/2005
Helping Stressed Moms-To-Be Stay Healthy

Tackling tough problems together works best, researchers say

5/16/2005
CDC Declares End to U.S. Rubella Threat

The virus was once a major cause of birth defects and deafness

5/10/2005
Early HIV Treatment Extending Kids' Lives

The key is to give triple-drug therapy soon after birth, study finds

5/6/2005
Subtle Learning Problems in Kids of Cocaine-Using Moms

Despite problems, these children do better than previously thought, study contends

5/4/2005
Cell Therapy Targets Gum Disease, Stretch Marks

Special dermal-layer cells might even regrow hair, company says

5/4/2005
Mice Reveal A Key to Infertility

Uterine cell insights could lead to new treatments

5/2/2005
Vitamin C May Help Protect Babies of Smoking Moms

It counteracts nicotine's effect on newborn lungs