Get answers about sickle cell disease and understand the risks associated with this inherited disorder. A pediatric hematologist discusses what you need to know.
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Find information about medical care before and during pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care.
Young women with breast cancer have unique concerns: a complex, often inherited disease, issues of infertility and body image, and impact on family life, relationships and career. Here’s what to look for when seeking care.
Does your mouth have the taste of old pennies? The condition is more common than you might think. Find out what might be giving your mouth a metallic taste.
Before getting pregnant, it's best for lupus patients to coordinate care with their rheumatologist and an obstetrician familiar with high-risk pregnancies.
If you’re pregnant, you’re probably eager to see what your baby looks like. But the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning expectant moms and dads about businesses looking to capitalize on this curiosity.
If you are receiving fertility treatments or concerned about your ability to get pregnant, consider including a natural, complementary practice thousands of years old: acupuncture.
If you are 35 or older and concerned about risks associated with pregnancy, experts say there are various factors to consider besides your age.
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.
One woman describes how her nursing moms’ support group helped her deal with postpartum depression and form lasting friendships as well.
Lakewood mom describes her natural, drug-free labor and delivery, and the moments when her baby requires special care from hospital staff immediately after birth.