Pregnancy News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/22/2004
Student-Led Sex Ed Shows Promise

Girls delayed first intercourse, but safe-sex practices didn't improve

7/16/2004
Study Questions 'Crack Baby' Syndrome

Poor parenting, not cocaine exposure, may be more to blame

7/16/2004
Stressed Moms-to-Be May Bear Kids With Behavior Problems

The vulnerable period during pregnancy is 12 to 22 weeks, study finds

7/16/2004
Compound in Mom Key to Infant Development

DHA an essential fatty acid that plays role in cognition, attention span, study says

7/14/2004
Pregnant Women Need to Monitor Their Thyroid

Those with underactive gland should boost thyroid hormone intake

7/11/2004
HIV Regimen Has Fewer Side Effects

Study finds tenofovir effective but better in long run

7/10/2004
Preventing HIV in Babies Could Harm Moms

Stopping mother-to-child transmission may come at a price

7/8/2004
7/7/2004
Laser Helps Twins Who Don't Share the Womb Equally

New surgical intervention cuts deadly complication in utero

7/2/2004
Study Supports Vacuum-Assisted Birth

Finds method is as safe as delivery with forceps

6/30/2004
6/29/2004
Fetuses Vulnerable to Air Pollution

Exposure could lead to genetic damage

6/25/2004
Antioxidants May Fight Alcohol-Linked Birth Defects

Mouse study may have implications for humans

6/23/2004
Health Tip: Exercising While Pregnant

Some activities should be avoided

6/17/2004
Study Finds Menopause Can Be Predicted

Ultrasound may tell how much time's left on biological clock

6/11/2004
It's Easier Than You Think to Get Pregnant

Desire corresponds to most fertile time of the month

6/11/2004
6/7/2004
Breast Cancer Risk May Soon Increase for Black Women

Lower pregnancy rates, less breast-feeding could lead to more cases, study says

6/4/2004
Surgery to Stop Preterm Delivery Ineffective

Study may settle debate on stitching cervix shut

5/26/2004
Health Tip: Pregnancy Checkups

What to expect at doctor visits

5/25/2004
Baby Born From Sperm Frozen 21 Years

British report what could be a world record for sperm cryopreservation

5/21/2004
Health Tip: Pregnant and Prepared

Pack a bag in advance of your hospital stay

5/20/2004
More Women at Risk for Birth Defects Than Thought

But folic acid supplements can greatly reduce risk, researchers report

5/14/2004
Eat Fish, Have a Bigger Baby

But mercury in some species poses a risk

5/14/2004
Health Tip: Countdown to Childbirth

Signs you're approaching labor

5/12/2004
Frozen Sperm As Good As Fresh

Both work equally well with in vitro fertilization, study reports

5/7/2004
FDA Adds New Hurdle to 'Morning-After' Pill

Agency officials deny move was politically motivated

4/29/2004
Women Born in Summer Have Fewer Children

But study's author can't say why

4/29/2004
Fertility Supplement Shows Promise

Study found a third of women having difficulty conceiving became pregnant

4/29/2004
Health Tip: Toxoplasmosis

Take care when cleaning cat's litter box

4/27/2004
Small Babies Tied to Dental X-Rays in Pregnancy

Study finds risk higher, especially when it goes full term

4/25/2004
Keeping Your Cool While Pregnant

Here's how you avoid overheating while waiting for that bundle of joy

4/23/2004
'Morning After' Pill Doesn't Affect Teen Sexual Behavior

They're not more likely to have unprotected sex with easy access to contraceptive

4/16/2004
What Women Need to Know About C-Sections

Elective Caesareans carry more risks than many assume, experts say

4/14/2004
Fewer Women Having Triplets or More

Fewer embryo transfers and improving IVF technology cited

4/7/2004
Cholesterol Drugs Tied to Birth Defects

U.S. study finds high number of abnormalities in babies of women taking statins

4/7/2004
Journal Criticizes FDA for Delay on Emergency Contraceptive

It questions whether agency is being influenced by 'political considerations'

4/6/2004
Heavy Women More Likely to Have Twins

Obesity trend may parallel rise in multiple births, study suggests

4/1/2004
Leptin Works on Brain Before and After Birth

Studies shed light on activity of appetite hormone

3/26/2004
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Costs Soar

Study finds it much cheaper to prevent than to treat

3/26/2004
Claritin Cleared of Causing Birth Defect

U.S. study refutes previous link to allergy drug

3/19/2004
Mercury Fears Spur New Fish Consumption Guidelines

But U.S. critics say FDA, EPA ignore risks from albacore tuna

3/15/2004
Studies Warn of Dangers of Drinking in Pregnancy

Confirm detrimental but not always obvious effects on babies

3/12/2004
Common Nutrient Boosts Memory, Learning

Study: Pregnant women, babies may benefit from added choline

3/10/2004
Grandmothers Key to Raising Children

New study sheds light on menopause and long life spans

3/10/2004
Women May Not Have Fixed Number of Eggs

Mouse study could lead to breakthroughs in infertility treatments

3/8/2004
Embryo Produced From Frozen Ovarian Tissue

Major step toward enabling cancer victims to get pregnant

3/8/2004
Inhaled Steroids Safe for Pregnant Women With Asthma

The drugs don't lead to low birth weight babies

3/4/2004
Can Preeclampsia Cause Cancer?

Study sees possible link between the blood pressure problem and some types of tumors

3/2/2004
Test Boosts Fetal DNA in Mom's Blood

Advance could lead to less invasive tests for expectant mothers