Pregnancy News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

4/21/2005
Teens Don't Get Health Counseling They Need

Study finds little discussion of topics such as HIV, skin cancer

4/21/2005
Folic Acid Fortification Cuts Birth Defects

Adding the nutrient to wheat flour cut Chilean incidence in half

4/20/2005
Mom's Diet May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk in Daughters

Mouse experiments show benefit of omega-3 fatty acids

4/12/2005
Technique May Safely Preserve Fertility in Breast Cancer Patients

Combo of hormone plus chemotherapy helps women freeze more eggs

4/8/2005
Mercury Fillings in Moms Don't Lead to Small Babies

Risk of low birth weight infants debunked in new study

4/7/2005
Smoking Lowers In-Vitro Fertilization Success Rate

So does being overweight, researchers report

4/4/2005
Pregnancy Complication Linked to Hypertension in Kids

Maternal high blood pressure disorder, preeclampsia, may pass on risk

4/4/2005
Drinking During Pregnancy May Upset Child's 'Body Clock'

In rats, early alcohol exposure triggered adult sleep cycle changes

3/28/2005
Preemie Babies Cost U.S. Business Billions

Average premature infant incurs $42,000 in health-care costs in first year of life

3/25/2005
Fingers Point to Male Aggression

Index-to-ring-finger ratio identifies men prone to using fists, scientists say

3/23/2005
Mom's Mouth Germs Could Spur Premature Birth

Tooth decay bacteria may travel to uterus, researcher suspects

3/21/2005
Study Unravels Hysterectomy-Heart Disease Link

Operation itself does not raise a woman's cardiovascular risk, study finds

3/18/2005
Once a Caesarean Always a Caesarean?

Doctors reexamine the question of vaginal birth after a c-section

3/18/2005
Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy-Related Pain

Strengthening exercises can also help, study finds

3/17/2005
Aspirin May Help Prevent Pregnancy Complication

Mouse study suggests low doses of the drug can protect against preeclampsia

3/17/2005
Many Women Would Like to Pick Sex of Child

Survey of infertile women finds equal preference for boys or girls, however

3/15/2005
Pregnant? Don't Forget to Exercise

Moderate workouts can ensure a healthier, smoother pregnancy and delivery

3/13/2005
Common Virus Can Be Tragic for Moms-To-Be

Parvovirus B19 is harmless to all but the fetus, but few moms are warned

3/8/2005
Smoking During Pregnancy May Up Child Leukemia Risk

But experts caution findings are far from conclusive

2/25/2005
Mom's Poor Diet Can Up Diabetes Risk in Child

Nutrition might affect fetal pancreas, mouse study suggests

2/19/2005
Fish Has Health Benefits, and a Few Risks

Eat well, but remember mercury, experts advise

2/16/2005
Early Epidurals Don't Increase C-section Risk

Study also found shorter labor after earlier painkilling injection

2/16/2005
When Your Biological Clock Says Time's Up

Predicting the onset of menopause is still an inexact science

2/15/2005
New Tests Provide Clues to Fetal Health

Maternal blood and amniotic fluid analysis can spot genetic problems