Birth Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/8/2008
Exercise During Pregnancy Has Baby Benefits, Too

Even fetus shows lower heart rate when moms-to-be work out regularly

4/2/2008
3/28/2008
Premature Delivery Linked to High Cholesterol in Moms Later

Finding may explain reasons for higher risk of heart disease in these mothers

3/18/2008
Health Tip: Preparing for Parenthood

Get organized before the baby is born

3/14/2008
2/15/2008
2/1/2008
Health Tip: Soothing Engorged Breasts

Suggestions to ease discomfort

1/31/2008
Epsom Salt Cut Cerebral Palsy Rate in Half Among Preemies

Researchers note most hospitals already stocked with simple, inexpensive solution

1/25/2008
Short Birth Length Boosts Men's Suicide Risk

More than twice as likely as other adults to attempt to end own life, study finds

1/24/2008
Health Tip: Pack for the Hospital Before Giving Birth

What to bring for both you and baby

11/28/2007
Health Tip: Bringing Baby Home

Suggestions for when you leave the hospital

10/8/2007
Health Tip: Playtime for Newborns

Even the youngest babies can play and learn

9/13/2007
Health Tip: Once Baby Makes Three

How you and your partner can stay healthy and happy

8/9/2007
6/18/2007
Health Tip: Paternal Bonding

Bonding with baby is important for dads, too

5/11/2007
Health Tip: What is a Breech Birth?

When the baby is positioned for a feet-first delivery

5/10/2007
5/2/2007
Health Tip: Premature Birth

Preventive prenatal care is crucial

4/20/2007
Studies Assess Risk of Developing Primary, Secondary Cancers

Genetics, lifestyle, environment interact to cause disease, researchers say

4/16/2007
Early Life Factors May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Birth size, smoking, race may all play role in DNA changes that increase odds of disease

10/25/2006
Delayed Embryo Transfer Suggested for At-Risk Women

Method may protect ovaries from hyperstimulation in in-vitro fertilizations

9/27/2006
Stress During Pregnancy Linked to Smaller Babies

Cortisol may help transmit mom's anxiety to fetus, study finds

9/19/2006
Health Tip: How Does an Epidural Work?

A painkiller that's commonly used during childbirth

9/7/2006
Health Tip: Preventing Birth Defects

Improve your chances for a healthy birth

8/31/2006
Infant Deaths After C-Sections Rise Even in Low-Risk Pregnancies

Danger to babies more than twice that of those delivered vaginally, study finds

8/24/2006
8/15/2006
Blacks, Hispanics Hospitalized More Often for Diabetes, Heart Disease

Many cases could have been prevented through better outpatient care, U.S. group finds

8/2/2006
Spanish Fertility Site Launched

Online information to offer a bridge over language barriers

6/5/2006
False Positives on Newborns' Disease Tests Worry Parents

Stress lingers even after test results are refuted, study finds

5/26/2006
Health Tip: Dealing With Post-Baby Blues

Suggestions for postpartum depression

2/7/2006
Low-Birth-Weight Babies Become Successful Adults

Many complete schooling, find jobs and get married, study finds

12/2/2005
Health Tip: Bonding With Baby

Fathers need to do it, too

11/2/2005
Health Tip: What Happens to the Umbilical Cord?

It will fall off shortly after birth, but watch for signs of infection

9/13/2005
Health Tip: If You're Breastfeeding

Take it easy when you go back to work

8/30/2005
8/22/2005
Health Tip: Recognizing Premature Labor

Here are the warning signs

7/11/2005
7/6/2005
Health Tip: New Mom Returning to Work

Share your feelings with others

3/1/2005
Health Tip: Update on Breast-feeding

New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics issued

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

Nutrition might affect fetal pancreas, mouse study suggests

2/10/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Birth Defects

Start before you get pregnant

10/25/2004
Health Tip: Group B Strep and Pregnant Women

A simple test can alert doctors

5/21/2004
Health Tip: Pregnant and Prepared

Pack a bag in advance of your hospital stay

5/14/2004
Health Tip: Countdown to Childbirth

Signs you're approaching labor

4/6/2004
New-Parent Primer

How to survive the first few weeks

3/2/2004
3/1/2004
Diaper Duty

Marks on your baby's skin mean the diaper is too tight

2/13/2004
Breastfeeding and Alcohol

A bad combination

2/6/2004
Birthing Pools

They may reduce labor pains

2/6/2004
A Newborn's Night Routine

He'll usually sleep through at six months