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Acetaminophen During Pregnancy

Long-term use of acetaminophen during pregnancy may increase ADHD risk, new study finds

10/25/2017
Ob/Gyns Warn Against 'Vaginal Seeding' Trend for Newborns

Transferring microbes from the mom to her infant born via C-section comes with infection risk

10/24/2017
Breast Milk May Arrive Late for Obese New Moms

Study finds delays beyond typical 3-day start to production in larger women

10/23/2017
Summer Baby, Higher Odds for Postpartum Depression?

Season of delivery and other factors may influence the risk, study finds

10/17/2017
Is Blood Donated by Mothers Less Safe for Men?

Death rate after transfusion was highest if donor had ever been pregnant, study suggests

10/13/2017
Women Falling Short on Birth Defect Prevention

New survey finds too few are taking folic acid before pregnancy

10/13/2017
Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure

But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet

10/10/2017
Study Debunks Notion That Epidurals Prolong Labor

Women had similar outcomes whether they got the anesthetic or a 'dummy' placebo

10/10/2017
Fertility Tests May Not Be Best Gauge of Your Biological Clock

Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's 'reproductive potential'

10/5/2017
Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism Risk

But researchers can't prove a cause-and-effect connection

10/3/2017
Same Pregnancy Meds Can Cost $200 -- or $11,000

'Uncontrollable drug prices' play a major role in U.S. health-care crisis, researcher says

10/2/2017
Whooping Cough and Pregnancy

Whooping cough vaccine during pregnancy can prevent illness in babies, new study finds

9/29/2017
Study Questions Practice of Placenta Eating by New Moms

It may be potentially dangerous, researchers say

9/28/2017
Whooping Cough Shot Works, But Many Moms-to-Be Skip It: CDC

Timely vaccination can prevent three-quarters of cases in newborns

9/28/2017
Nearly Half of the World's Abortions Are Unsafe

Worst conditions found in Africa, Asia and Latin America, WHO researchers say

9/27/2017
Heart-Lung Fitness Challenged in Early Full-Term Babies

Researchers found those born at 37-38 weeks had higher risk of poorer cardiorespiratory fitness later in life

9/27/2017
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Boost Child's Obesity Risk

Even high readings in the last trimester linked to greater odds, study found

9/22/2017
More Teen Dads?

Report finds number of teen moms stays stable while it goes up for males

9/21/2017
Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

9/18/2017
9/15/2017
Early Onset of Pregnancy Complication May Raise Heart Risks

Doctors should monitor women with pre-eclampsia after childbirth, study suggests

9/14/2017
Vision Problems Common in Babies Infected With Zika

Impairments range in severity, two studies found

9/13/2017
Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy?

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

9/12/2017
Is an Occasional Drink OK During Pregnancy?

Evidence isn't yet clear, but a new review says there's a slight chance of possible harm

9/12/2017
Pregnancy and Alcohol

There's little research on light drinking during pregnancy; abstinence still best, study concludes

9/8/2017
Could Folic Acid Fight a Cause of Autism?

Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests

9/7/2017
Mom-to-Be's Antidepressants Tied to Kids' Psychiatric Woes

But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution

9/6/2017
Researchers Find Genes Linked to Preterm Birth

They also found that low selenium may play a role in early delivery, but these findings need to be replicated

9/5/2017
Mom-to-Be's Cellphone May Not Harm Fetal Brain

Devices' electromagnetic fields aren't linked to problems with language or motor skills in study

9/1/2017
Does Immune System Hold Clues to Preterm Births?

Deviations from a preset pattern of changes might predict some early deliveries, scientists say

8/25/2017
Do Flame Retardants Hinder Infertility Treatments?

Study found link between exposure to a certain chemical and failed in-vitro fertilization attempts

8/21/2017
Zika Hijacks Pregnant Woman's Immune System

Virus can then damage growing fetus, researchers report