Maternal disease, fetal problems and obstetrical complications are three possible factors in high-risk pregnancy. You can’t eliminate them, but you can reduce them.
Some people won’t get flu vaccinations because of misconceptions about the vaccine or how it works. Here are five common myths about flu shots — debunked.
U.S. women are waiting longer to have their first child, a new study says. But while first-time older mothers face increased health risks, they can improve their outlook by adopting healthy habits. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a study recently that showed the first birth rate for women in their late 30s and older has been
One of the newest advances in fertility treatment — retrieving and freezing eggs — can give a woman better odds for starting a family later in life since life doesn’t always cooperate with a woman’s plans for motherhood.
Don’t let your hard-earned nourishment go to waste. Learn how to properly store breast milk to maximize its nutritional benefits and antibodies.
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.
Some pregnant women have had concerns about taking the effective yeast infection medication fluconazole. A new study shows they can rest a little easier.
For years, doctors defined 37 to 42 weeks as the time span of a full-term pregnancy. Now, that range is being divided into different classifications.
Some women find the idea of an elective C-section appealing, but they come along with more risks of complications. Today, C-section rates are leveling out, and that’s good news for moms and their babies.