Discover the reality behind myths about where nurse midwives deliver and more. Learn what it takes to become a nurse midwife and the surprising number of services these healthcare providers deliver.
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Find information about medical care before and during pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care.
Sleep deprivation is a national epidemic that is affecting our children, too. Learn about your child’s sleep needs and what steps you can take to get them on the road to healthy sleeping habits. Find out exactly how much sleep your child needs and how to make it happen!
An aggressive case of dysplasia disfigured her face, but couldn’t destroy her spirit. Find out how she braved 11 surgeries – and finally won.
Clinics at groceries and pharmacies may be convenient, but they're the wrong place for kids' care, say pediatricians. Here's why retail-based clinics can't substitute for consistent pediatric care.
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.
Parents are always trying to keep their kids safe and protected. Use these tips to handle child product recalls, check safety of used kids gear, and track recalls with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
What colors and textures you find in your baby’s diaper can reveal more than you might realize about his or her health. Find out the scoop on normal poop – and when to contact your pediatrician promptly.
Many men plan a vasectomy for this week with an eye toward watching the NCAA basketball tournament all weekend while they recuperate.