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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

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight May 12, 2015

Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Miscarriage Misunderstood, Often Leaves Women With Guilt May 08, 2015

Survey finds many think it is less common than it is, don't understand it is usually unavoidable

Health Tip: Sleep Better During Pregnancy May 07, 2015

Cut out caffeine, and observe a regular sleep schedule

Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus? May 06, 2015

Researchers say yes, but potential consequences are unclear

Unsupervised Home Births on the Rise: Study May 01, 2015

Not having either doctor or midwife present is risky, researcher warns

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids May 01, 2015

Nature of connection between the conditions isn't clear, however, experts say

Many Pregnant Women Think E-Cigarettes 'Safer' Than Regular Cigarettes April 30, 2015

But expectant moms shouldn't use nicotine in any form, experts say

C-Section Rates Drop Slightly With Hospital Review Program April 29, 2015

Newborn complications also decreased, Canadian study reports

Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights April 28, 2015

Babies born when pollution was controlled were about a half pound heavier

Pediatricians Issue New Guidelines for Hospital Release of Newborns April 27, 2015

Doctors should consider baby's health, as well as family readiness and support

Health Tip: Needing Folic Acid April 27, 2015

Here's who should take the supplement

Is Gestational Diabetes Linked to Autism? April 14, 2015

High blood sugar might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says

Health Tip: Using Insect Repellent April 14, 2015

Suggestions for safer use

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study April 13, 2015

Smoking, use of antidepressants may add to harms

Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests April 10, 2015

But most of these women still have their babies at-term, researcher notes

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic April 07, 2015

This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance' April 01, 2015

But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children March 31, 2015

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

Equal Numbers of Males, Females Are Conceived: Study March 30, 2015

Researchers think more female embryos die than male embryos, which contradicts traditional thinking

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk March 30, 2015

Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress

Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women March 27, 2015

Survey of kidney specialists shows hemodialysis becoming more common for expectant moms

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children March 27, 2015

Nicotine can harm developing brains, experts say

Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking March 25, 2015

In study, 4-D scans show more mouth movement, facial touching in presence of nicotine

Evolution May Explain Why a Curvy Bottom Drives Men Wild March 23, 2015

Hourglass figure likely conveyed a survival advantage, researchers say

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women March 19, 2015

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes March 19, 2015

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds March 13, 2015

Kids of obese moms more likely to be too heavy themselves

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns March 12, 2015

Careful monitoring necessary, researchers say

Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds March 11, 2015

This increases risks for baby and mother, experts say

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk March 09, 2015

Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found

Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in Womb March 09, 2015

Review of daughters hints at increased risk in middle age

Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes March 06, 2015

Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla. March 06, 2015

Newborns suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome go through a difficult withdrawal

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S. March 03, 2015

Researchers also report drop in number of multiple embryo transfers, twin and triplet birth rates

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others February 25, 2015

Study finds gestational diabetes less likely, but smaller infants more common

Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth February 23, 2015

Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development February 19, 2015

Study links exposure in womb to condition that may increase later infertility risk

Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study February 16, 2015

Being lean did not protect against blood sugar disease, researcher notes

Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics February 11, 2015

Canadian study points to jump in prescription painkiller abuse in explaining trend

Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers February 10, 2015

But study didn't prove cause-and-effect relationship

Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds February 05, 2015

C-section and certain assisted vaginal births linked to more long-term problems

Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies: Report February 04, 2015

Study of 35 nations shows underuse of current contraception options

Timing of Kidney Transplants Doesn't Affect Pregnancy Chances February 02, 2015

Study finds results were similar for women who received organ whether as a child or an adult

Health Tip: Managing Swelling During Pregnancy February 02, 2015

Suggestions to help you stay more comfortable

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