Pregnancy News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/4/2003
Heartburn Advice for Pregnant Women

March of Dimes offers guidance for expectant moms with indigestion

8/19/2003
Breast Cancer Gene May Beget Itself

Study suggests women with BRCA-1 mutation twice as likely to have girls

8/14/2003
Aspirin, NSAIDs Tied to Miscarriage

Users at far higher risk, study finds

8/11/2003
Breast Cancer Doesn't Preclude Pregnancy

Having a baby doesn't increase risk of death after women diagnosed with disease

8/7/2003
Pregnancies Risky When Too Close Together

Study finds complications likelier without a respite

8/5/2003
WTC Disaster May Have Stunted Fetal Growth

Small study finds babies at twice the risk

8/1/2003
Moms-to-Be: Buckle Up

Seat belts can prevent accident-related problems for mother, child

7/24/2003
More Women Opting for Caesarean Sections

Doctors are divided over benefits, drawbacks of such births

7/15/2003
Newer Antidepressants Can Harm Newborns

SSRIs may cause neurological problems the first few days of life, Finnish study finds

7/15/2003
Cadmium Exposure May Bring on Breast Cancer

Study finds low levels mimic effects of estrogen in women and their female offspring

7/10/2003
A Gene Behind Both Infertility and Contraception

Study finds it controls regular release of eggs

7/7/2003
Abstinence Does Not Make Sperm Grow Stronger

Avoiding sex doesn't help men pack more fertility punch, study finds

7/2/2003
Womb Transplants Succeed in Mice

Swedish research may hold future hope for infertile women

7/1/2003
Miscarriages More Likely if Firstborn Is a Boy

Study finds gender makes slight difference in future pregnancies

7/1/2003
Storing Sperm at Home

New air-drying technique could revolutionize storage

7/1/2003
Quick Conception After Pregnancy Cuts Stillbirth Risk

New study flies in face of traditional thinking

6/30/2003
Morning Sickness Sufferers Get a Helping Band

Stimulating treatment around wrist relieves symptoms

6/22/2003
The Plane Facts About Pregnancy and Flying

Changes in cabin pressure pose risks for moms-to-be

6/20/2003
Pills That Promise More Than Just Birth Control

Side benefits range from clearer skin to weight loss

6/19/2003
Stroke 'Belts' Tied to Long-Ago Malnutrition

Effects of deprivation in pregnancy felt to this day, study finds

6/12/2003
Report: 1990s Were Mostly Kind to Kids

Finds improvement on several health, welfare fronts

6/9/2003
Black Babies Born in Fall Weigh Less

Researchers aren't sure why the difference exists

6/6/2003
Getting Expectant Moms to Stop Smoking

Few doctors counsel pregnant women to quit smoking

6/5/2003
Boys Are More Demanding Even in Utero

Women carrying male fetuses must eat more, survey finds

6/5/2003
Early Prenatal Diabetes Testing Not Necessary

New research shows test has high error rate

6/4/2003
Single Egg Implant Still Carries Risk of Twins

Procedure to cut down on multiple births doesn't eliminate them

6/3/2003
Abortion Pill May Save Brain Cells

New mouse study finds it extends the life of neurons

6/1/2003
Inducing Labor Doesn't Always Result in C-Sections

Study of women past their due date challenges conventional thinking

5/30/2003
Nursing Helps Undo Smoking's Damage to Baby

Study supports recommendation that smokers breast-feed

5/29/2003
Does Adult Diabetes Trace Back to the Womb?

Offspring of mothers with type 1 diabetes prone to type 2

5/22/2003
Fish-Heavy Diet May Prevent Pregnancy Blues

Studies link omega-3 fatty acid deficiency to depression

5/15/2003
Study: Fish Fine for Pregnant Women

No harm seen to baby's brain from mercury

5/14/2003
Baby's Gender Affects Mom's Future Marital Status

Mothers of boys likelier to marry fathers after premarital births

5/3/2003
Why Overweight Women Face Breast-feeding Problems

They don't produce enough prolactin, a key hormone, study says

5/2/2003
Study Sheds Light on Possible Causes of Preeclampsia

Finds link to high concentrations of a natural chemical

5/2/2003
Grating Expectations

The negative side effects of being pregnant

4/30/2003
Birth Control Not a Science Yet

Two-thirds of unplanned pregnancies were by women using contraception, study says

4/29/2003
Elective C-Sections Reduce Incontinence Risk

Israeli research shows risk is far lower

4/24/2003
Underfed Moms May Have Shorter Pregnancies

Lack of nutrition in sheep in leads to preterm delivery, finds study

4/22/2003
Having a Baby is Good for Your Bones

It prevents hip fractures later in life

4/17/2003
Can Folic Acid Prevent Down Syndrome?

Vitamin part of a link to women at risk for other birth defects

4/16/2003
First Sex for Most Lesbians Is With a Man

Study finds many had gotten pregnant

4/14/2003
Drinking in Pregnancy Tied to Child's Later Alcohol Problems

Study finds them likelier to be addicted as young adults

4/7/2003
Countdown to Labor

Prepare your body for giving birth

3/21/2003
Antibiotics in Pregnancy Prevent Miscarriage

Effective even when infection causes no symptoms

3/11/2003
Health Kits for the Pregnant Traveler

Tips for what to include

2/28/2003
Treating Vaginal Infections Can Reduce Pre-term Births

But other studies have found this isn't always the case

2/27/2003
Is the Baby Overdue? Blame Dad's Genes

Finding not likely to change practice, experts say

2/27/2003
HIV Babies Now Having Their Own Babies

But CDC says they're not passing it to their babies in turn

2/21/2003
Miscarriage Tied to Later Heart Disease Risk

Cardiovascular abnormalities may underlie both problems