Pregnancy News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

3/1/2004
Pregnancy Tests Speak Volumes About Teen Girls

Those who use them are less likely to use contraception

2/27/2004
Shedding Those Pregnancy Pounds

Weekly diet and exercise classes help new moms lose weight

2/18/2004
Delivering Small Babies Raises Future Stillbirth Risk

Experts stress the overall risk of problems remains low

2/12/2004
Condoms 101

They can prevent unwanted pregnancy and offer protection against disease

2/11/2004
Smoking Damages Reproductive Health

Report finds pervasive effects on men, women and babies

2/10/2004
Lullaby of the Womb

Unborn children hear 'melody' of speech, study suggests

2/8/2004
More Women Opting for Caesarean Sections

While experts debate the issue, all agree the decision must be tailored to each woman

2/6/2004
Birthing Pools

They may reduce labor pains

2/6/2004
Mercury Tied to Irreversible Brain Damage

Study finds prenatal exposure affects children through adolescence

2/5/2004
Heavy Women Who Become Pregnant Face Greater Health Risks

Problems can include high blood pressure, fetal distress and neonatal death

1/30/2004
Warm Water Soothes Labor Pains

Women using birth pools less likely to need an epidural, study finds

1/30/2004
Premature Labor

Recognize the warning signs

1/28/2004
Maternal Diet Affects Offspring's Life Span

Mouse study might have implications for humans

1/26/2004
In Vitro Mice Develop Mental Problems

Study ties problem to embryos being cultured longer

1/22/2004
Study Supports Prenatal Testing for All Women

Policymakers urged to drop age-based threshold

1/7/2004
Immune System Attack Tied to Birth Defects

Study bolsters case for folic acid supplements

1/5/2004
Pregnancy Alert

Symptoms that may indicate a serious problem

1/5/2004
Tiniest Babies Fare Best at Specialty Hospitals

Study finds twofold risk of death, handicap in general hospitals

12/15/2003
Breast Cancer Survivors Can Also Be Moms

Pregnancy won't increase risk of disease's recurrence

12/12/2003
Coping With Morning Sickness

Eat small meals through the day

12/10/2003
Birth Defects Tied to Dieting in Pregnancy

Women who fast in first trimester run much higher risk, study says

12/5/2003
China's Gender Imbalance

Study suggests one child per family rule is leading to abortions of female fetuses

12/5/2003
Motherhood Makes Teens More Responsible

Study finds they're less likely to take part in delinquent activities

12/2/2003
Heart Failure Can Kill Embryos

But ultrasound can help predict miscarriage, research says