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Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds November 25, 2015

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group November 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds November 23, 2015

Study looked at moderate amounts -- about one to two cups of coffee

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine Schedule November 20, 2015

11 percent intend to spread out the recommended inoculations, survey finds

Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy November 19, 2015

Suggestions before you conceive

Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study November 18, 2015

Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

First Uterus Transplant Planned in U.S. November 13, 2015

Innovative procedure would potentially allow infertile recipients to become pregnant

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Excess Weight in Kids November 11, 2015

More research needs to be done to show cause-and-effect, expert says

Gentle Yoga Safe in Late Pregnancy, Small Study Suggests November 11, 2015

Constant monitoring showed no significant stress on mom or fetus

Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health November 06, 2015

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

Many U.S. Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant: Study November 05, 2015

More than half in 17 states gained excessive weight, which can harm both mother and baby, U.S. researchers report

U.S. Gets a 'C' Grade on Preterm Births November 05, 2015

March of Dimes report card shows room for improvement in many cities, states

Study Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk November 03, 2015

Women who've had their tubes tied also seemed to be protected

More Belly Fat in First Trimester Linked to Diabetes Risk Later in Pregnancy November 03, 2015

Might be a better way to spot women in danger of developing blood sugar disease, researcher says

Study Sees No Link Between Antibiotics in Early Pregnancy and Birth Defects October 30, 2015

Researchers looked for risk among women prescribed drugs that include azithromycin

Doctors Can Fine-Tune Estimates of Delivery Dates, Study Finds October 28, 2015

Simple test of cervix length would help, researchers say

Light Meal During Labor May Be Safe for Most Women: Study October 26, 2015

Review finds little danger for low-risk patients

Study Says Tdap Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy October 20, 2015

Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis combo shot did not appear to raise risk, even if woman had prior tetanus shot

Good Results From IVF Egg Donors Over Age 35 October 20, 2015

Pregnancy, live birth rates from older and younger women appear comparable

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Tied to Newborn Heart Defects October 20, 2015

But researchers stress the risk is still very low when women have pre-eclampsia

Kids More Likely to Be Overweight If Mom Gains Too Much in Pregnancy or After October 20, 2015

Child's weight influenced by environments in 'womb and living room,' expert says

No Amount of Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy, Doctors Say October 19, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics issues new warning to women of childbearing age

Exercise May Help Prevent Pregnancy-Linked Pelvic Pain October 13, 2015

Women who worked out in the months prior to conception saw a benefit, researchers say

Infant Heart Defect May Be Linked to Pre-Diabetic Sugar Levels in Pregnancy October 12, 2015

Moderately increased glucose could be cause for concern, study suggests

Cesarean Delivery Won't Harm Kids' Health: Study October 12, 2015

Still, too many babies are born that way, expert says

Decrease Seen in Epidural-Related Complications for C-Sections October 09, 2015

Rates for problems linked to certain types of anesthesia down 25 percent over decade, study finds

Sex May Boost Female Immune System to Aid Fertility October 07, 2015

Effect appears to work regardless of when in a woman's cycle sex occurs, study finds

Ovarian Tissue Transplant Can Help Some Women Have Kids After Cancer Treatment October 07, 2015

Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent

Infants Born to Drug-Abusing Mothers Often Readmitted to Hospital October 06, 2015

These babies are often born addicted and have higher risk of breathing, feeding problems, experts say

Doctors Use 3D Printing to Safeguard Baby Before Birth October 06, 2015

New technology took guesswork out of high-risk pregnancy, experts say

Climate Change May Lead to Low Newborn Weights in Poorer Nations October 02, 2015

Study suggests heat and lack of rain can potentially impact birth size

Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy October 01, 2015

And keep up healthy habits once your baby arrives

Blood Tests May Predict Pregnancy Risks for Women With Lupus September 29, 2015

As early as 12 weeks, checks can signal danger of complications for both mother and baby, study contends

Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study September 29, 2015

Risk is heightened even if child's mother didn't smoke, research suggests

Cancer Treatment Should Proceed for Pregnant Women: Study September 28, 2015

Researcher says no risk found for unborn child

Exposure to BPA in Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight in Girls: Study September 25, 2015

But research doesn't prove the chemical caused the lighter weight

10 Percent of U.S. Women Drink During Pregnancy: Study September 24, 2015

And 3 percent binge drink while expecting

For Unexplained Infertility, Breast Cancer Drug No Better Than Standard Treatment September 23, 2015

Study found letrozole did not result in more pregnancies compared to two other fertility drugs

Pregnancy Complications May Be Linked to Later Heart Disease September 21, 2015

Risk was particularly high for women who had more than one health problem during pregnancy, study suggests

This Year's Flu Vaccine Should Be Better Match: CDC September 17, 2015

Americans 6 months of age and older encouraged to get vaccinated

'Organic Pollutants' Linked to Gestational Diabetes September 16, 2015

High PCBs levels in early pregnancy associated with greater risk, study shows

Health Tip: Pregnancy Affects Dental Health September 16, 2015

See your dentist regularly

Flu Shot a Must for Moms-to-Be September 14, 2015

Getting the flu early in pregnancy doubles risk of birth defects, according to March of Dimes

Pregnancy Intervals May Affect Autism Risk, Study Suggests September 14, 2015

Spacing of less than 2 years, or waiting 6 or more years linked to raised odds, but much more research needed

Death Rate for Extremely Premature Infants Largely Unchanged September 11, 2015

No major breakthroughs in care for tiniest babies since 1990s, researcher says

Survival Rates Improve for Extreme 'Preemie' Babies September 08, 2015

Study also finds fewer complications in infants who survive, but more efforts are needed, experts say

Siblings Now Main Source of Infants' Whooping Cough: CDC September 08, 2015

A change from past years, when Mom posed the biggest risk of infection

X-Rays, Other Scans Generally Safe in Pregnancy: Report September 03, 2015

Researchers seek to reassure concerned mothers-to-be and their doctors

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