When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?
There is no doubt that the flu vaccine lowers the risk of hospital admissions and death for pregnant women.
Uh-oh. It may be time to add two more chemicals to the list of things for pregnant women to avoid.
In recent years, there has been a trend toward so-called ‘convenience’ C-sections done for non-medical reasons. These procedures are frowned upon and cause for concern.
A birth plan is a written summary of what you want during your labor and delivery. It is a great idea. Here are some tips.
Wanna-be moms now have science on their side when it comes to their need to de-stress.
The reason that accutane is left as a last resort is because it is a very potent but potentially dangerous drug.
The study also found that the rate of “nonindicated” births before 39 weeks was 86% higher in 2009 than in 1995.
Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.
Men looking to have a child might want to cut down on their cell phone use – or at least refrain from putting their phone in their pants pocket.
Physicians at Abington Memorial Hospital are advocating pregnant women between 27 and 33 weeks gestation receive a whooping cough vaccine.
If, as a new mother, you are depressed or anxious to the point where it is affecting your ability to care for the baby or if you feel you may harm your baby, seek help immediately.
Having trouble getting pregnant may be the first sign of endometriosis, and we’re not sure of the exact cause, although pain medicines and hormones can help.
According to a study out of Canada, women who are pregnant are at greater risk of having automobile accidents.
Baby-friendly programs are meant to encourage new mothers to breastfeed – and there are many good reasons – but it’s not for everyone.