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Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth August 28, 2015

High blood pressure, placental problems could be the connection, researchers say

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study August 27, 2015

Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

Mom's Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Heart Defect Risk at Birth August 25, 2015

Researchers looked at what women ate before getting pregnant

ADHD Risk Rises for Each Week a Preemie Is Born Early August 24, 2015

Being underweight or overweight at birth also linked to higher odds, study says

Family Doctor Can Safely Assist Many Births August 24, 2015

Ob-gyn isn't necessary for low-risk delivery, study suggests

Severe Headache During Pregnancy May Signal Trouble August 20, 2015

Study found it could be tied to raised risk of complications in women with high blood pressure

Women Don't Have to Suffer Through Severe Morning Sickness, Experts Say August 19, 2015

New guidelines recommend vitamin B6/antihistamine combo to quell nausea, vomiting

Ob-Gyn Group Advises on Spotting Dangerous Pregnancy Complication August 19, 2015

Preeclampsia causes rise in woman's blood pressure; taking medical history still best way to gauge risk

Shorter Women, Higher Odds for Preterm Birth? August 18, 2015

Study only found an association, and researchers say nutrition, environment likely play a big role

Are Vaginal Germs Linked to Preemie Birth? August 17, 2015

But study finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

Harvesting Eggs Earlier May Boost Older Women's Pregnancy Chances August 12, 2015

Study finds changing timing of fertility treatment process might lead to more success

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Have Benefits, Risks: Study August 11, 2015

Birth complications may be reduced, but some health issues for babies might increase

Frozen Donor Eggs May Lead to Fewer Births Than Fresh Ones August 11, 2015

But statistics might not tell full story, experts say

For Pregnant Military Wives, Risks Rise if Partner Deployed August 06, 2015

Odds for preterm birth, postpartum depression triples, Fort Bragg study finds

A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study August 05, 2015

Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

Boy, Girl Newborns Show Spinal Differences: Study August 05, 2015

Researchers suspect changes in females' backs are meant to help in pregnancy

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time July 28, 2015

Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life July 27, 2015

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S. July 23, 2015

Experts point to dropping infant death rates, racial disparities in care and fertility treatments as factors

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later July 22, 2015

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

Prenatal Gene Tests Can Sometimes Spot Cancer in Mom-to-Be July 13, 2015

Abnormal findings on early test don't always indicate birth defects, study says

Diabetes Drug Given to Obese Moms-to-Be Won't Keep Baby's Weight Down July 10, 2015

Metformin did help control women's blood sugar, study finds

Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk July 09, 2015

Risk more than triples for smokers who delivered premature babies, study shows

Another Study Sees Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects July 09, 2015

But finding doesn't prove medications caused increased risk of problems

Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems July 08, 2015

Though still experimental, it measures key qualities of sperm, researchers say

Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds July 06, 2015

But complications or maternal death during delivery are still rare, experts say

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control July 01, 2015

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section June 30, 2015

Gentle massaging can boost blood pressure, blood flow among these babies, research shows

One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study June 25, 2015

Still, most second pregnancies lead to normal, healthy babies, experts say

Doctors Should Urge Against Pot Use During Pregnancy: Guidelines June 22, 2015

Recommendation notes evidence has shown it can affect brain development in baby

Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study June 22, 2015

But blacks, Hispanics face greater odds of complications than whites, though reasons why are unclear

Pregnancy May Conceal Ebola June 17, 2015

Suppressed immune response might delay symptoms, experts say

D & C Procedures May Raise Risk of Preterm Birth: Study June 17, 2015

Researcher suggests more caution for women's surgical procedure for certain patients

U.S. Birth Rate Records First Rise in 7 Years June 17, 2015

CDC report also finds teen birth rate at lowest level ever

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study June 16, 2015

But, rise in funding has stagnated since 2010, researchers add

Pesticide Used Decades Ago May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study June 16, 2015

Higher exposure to DDT in the womb linked to four times the risk of disease

Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families June 09, 2015

Cells might be programmed in the womb to accumulate extra fat, researchers suggest

Parents' Age May Be Factor in Child's Autism Risk June 09, 2015

Greater odds of disorder in kids of teen moms, older moms and parents with big age gap, study suggests

Exercise Can Cut Risk of Pregnancy-Related Diabetes: Study June 08, 2015

Women who were more physically active while expecting also were about 2 pounds lighter

Fetal DNA Test May Also Help Spot Mom's Cancer, Study Finds June 05, 2015

Genetic analysis reveals early malignancies in 3 pregnant women

Pregnancy Often Leads to Changes in Migraines June 05, 2015

Many women have fewer headaches while expecting, experts say

New Moms Gain No Benefit From Eating Placenta, Studies Show June 04, 2015

Researchers say there's also no data at all on possible risks from the practice

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies June 03, 2015

Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests

Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says June 02, 2015

Newborn circulatory condition rate similar whether mom's depression was treated or not

First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception May 26, 2015

Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development May 26, 2015

Fine-motor and social skills slightly improved in boys, but no difference in IQ, researchers say

More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds May 22, 2015

Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk May 20, 2015

Carrying sons linked to gestational diabetes, girls to later type 2 risk, researchers say

Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds May 19, 2015

But breast-feeding moms should talk with doctor about risks and benefits of drugs, researchers say

Pregnancy Doesn't Make General Surgery More Dangerous: Study May 13, 2015

Complications, death rates roughly the same as for non-pregnant women

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