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Smoking on the Rise Among Pregnant Women With Depression August 14, 2017

More than 1 in 3 smoke, compared to 1 in 10 who aren't depressed, U.S. survey finds

Only About One-Third of Americans Use Condoms: CDC August 10, 2017

They aren't the best method of birth control, but they do help prevent STDs, health experts say

Preterm Birth Risk Spikes in Mothers With Sleep Disorders August 08, 2017

Pregnant women with apnea or insomnia have roughly twice the risk of delivering before 34 weeks, study finds

Is Infant Drug Withdrawal Likelier When Opioids Used With Psychiatric Drugs? August 03, 2017

Prescribing practices called into question by new study

Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy August 01, 2017

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

Women Who Gain Weight Between Babies at Higher Risk for Diabetes August 01, 2017

Danger is greatest for women whose weight was normal before they got pregnant, study finds

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Increase in Autism July 20, 2017

But difference in risk is quite small, experts say

Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk July 20, 2017

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

Can Fetal Alcohol Damage Be Undone? July 19, 2017

Two common medications show promise in lab rats, researchers report

Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests July 14, 2017

Kids appear more likely to develop the disorder when moms aren't effectively treated

Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika July 13, 2017

A mouse study shows the vaccines protected unborn baby mice from the virus

No Sign That Antidepressants in Pregnancy Harm Kids' Brains: Study July 12, 2017

Large Swedish study found no link between mom's use of the drugs and kid's intellectual disability

Malaria Drug Protected Mouse Fetus From Zika: Study July 11, 2017

More research is needed on effects in primates and humans, researcher says

Do Moms Who Smoke in Pregnancy Raise Their Odds for a Troubled Teen? July 11, 2017

Study found link between smoking and antisocial, criminal behavior in offspring

Dad-to-Be's Age Can Affect Fertility Treatment Success July 10, 2017

Biggest effects seen for younger women with older men

Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later July 10, 2017

2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

Guys, a Noisy Bedroom May Not Be Good for Your Fertility July 07, 2017

South Korean study found a quieter room was tied to better odds for fatherhood

Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids? July 06, 2017

As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

Widening 'Race Gap' in U.S. Infant Deaths July 03, 2017

After years of progress, there's been a recent rise in deaths for black babies, study finds

Teen Birth Rate Drops Again to All-Time Low: CDC June 30, 2017

Preterm deliveries and births to older moms are up, report finds

Can an Aspirin a Day Keep a Pregnancy Complication Away? June 28, 2017

Odds of preeclampsia dropped 62 percent for high-risk women who took a daily pill, study finds

Higher Pregnancy Weight Tied to Raised Odds for Birth Defects June 15, 2017

But researchers say absolute risk is low

Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study June 14, 2017

But absolute risk is low, researcher says

Babies' Fascination With Faces May Start in the Womb June 08, 2017

Ultrasound study detects this preference in 34th week of pregnancy, researchers say

Heart Risks to Fetus From Bipolar Drug May Be Lower Than Thought June 08, 2017

Pregnant women taking lithium should discuss any concerns with doctor, researchers say

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Safe for Baby: Study June 07, 2017

It finds newborns aren't more likely to be irritable, hard to feed or sleepless

Pregnancy Weight Gain: Too Much or Too Little Is Unhealthy June 06, 2017

Try to get to a healthy weight before conception, experts advise

Just 10 Cigarettes During Pregnancy Can Harm Kids June 06, 2017

Teens whose mothers smoked may have issues with thinking skills, study shows

Breast-Feeding May Reduce Pain From C-Section June 05, 2017

Study authors say finding provides another good reason to encourage women to nurse

Pregnancy Doesn't Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return June 05, 2017

Research involving more than 1,200 survivors shows childbearing has no effect on recurrence

Health Tip: Bleeding Gums During Pregnancy? June 02, 2017

What you can do

Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May 25, 2017

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault May 25, 2017

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma

Sleep Apnea May Boost Pregnancy Complications May 22, 2017

Longer hospital stays, more hysterectomies tied to the sleep disorder, study says

Increasing Numbers of Pregnant Women Also Have Heart Disease May 22, 2017

Multiple specialists may be needed to care for these expectant moms, researcher says

Poverty Could Make Lupus Even Worse May 19, 2017

Second study saw pregnancy complications higher among non-whites

Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF May 18, 2017

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

Some Lead Poisoning Tests May Be Faulty May 17, 2017

But the majority of tests are unaffected, U.S. officials say

Health Tip: Getting an X-Ray During Pregnancy May 16, 2017

Here's what you can do

As Temps Rise, Risk of Pregnancy Complication May Too May 15, 2017

Extreme cold seems to reduce the chances; heat raises the odds, study suggests

Mom's Money Worries May Mean Smaller Baby May 03, 2017

Researchers suggest doctors look for ways to help poorer women during pregnancy

Babies Born Addicted to Opioids Often Struggle With Learning May 03, 2017

They're more likely to have disabilities and developmental delays, researchers say

Some Antibiotics Linked to Miscarriage Risk May 01, 2017

Study finds certain meds seem safer than others, but overall danger is low, researchers say

Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC April 27, 2017

Too few teens use the most effective birth control after having a first baby

Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk? April 27, 2017

Study shows a generations-long link, but research can't prove cause-and-effect

Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women April 21, 2017

Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats April 21, 2017

Fish low in mercury are safest

Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids April 18, 2017

After accounting for other factors that raise chances of the disorder, the increased risk disappeared

Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too April 18, 2017

Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey April 17, 2017

Doctors voice concerns about harms to developing fetus

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