Many men plan a vasectomy for this week with an eye toward watching the NCAA basketball tournament all weekend while they recuperate.
Expectant mother recommends researching all options to find a setting that fits your birth plan. After considering a home birth, she chose a hospital that supported her plan for a water birth with a midwife attending.
A European manufacturer of emergency contraception pills says they’re not effective in women who weigh more than 176 pounds. Other, more reliable contraception can prevent morning-after uncertainty.
If you’ve got baby brain, remembering what not to eat as a momma-to-be can be tough. “Which fish can I eat? And should I avoid all soft cheeses?” No worries. Get all your answers in this easy-to-understand cheat sheet.
Having a child is generally a natural, healthy event, but women with heart problems face special medical challenges during pregnancy and delivery. Consult with your cardiologist to assess whether pregnancy puts you at risk.
Tylenol has long been the doctors’ recommended choice for mild pain relief during pregnancy. New research indicates heavy use could cause developmental problems in kids, but more study is needed.
Although stretch marks can’t be prevented, there are many treatments available to reduce the appearance of stretch marks, and most fade over time.
To become pregnant, a healthy weight matters. Obesity has a number of different effects on your fertility—as well as your partner’s.
Some pregnant women have had concerns about taking the effective yeast infection medication fluconazole. A new study shows they can rest a little easier.
A study links the use of fertility treatments and an increased rate of multiple births — but a decline in the number of triplets and other high-order births when using in vitro fertilization (IVF).