Most of us know that when a mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy, she puts her baby at high risk of developing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. A new study shows that the rate at which children are impacted by these life-long disabilities may be higher than previously estimated.
Suffering from morning sickness? Get 10 top tips to help tame your turbulent tummy during pregnancy from a certified nurse midwife.
If you have a heart condition but want to have a baby, you may wonder whether your medications are safe for pregnancy. A cardiologist offers his best advice.
A recent study shows that mothers who did not stay within the recommended guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy had a higher risk of health problems for herself and her baby,
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If you’re ready to have a baby, your mind likely is on the coming pregnancy. But there are things to consider before you even get pregnant. Get a doctor’s best advice on how to prepare for a safe pregnancy and healthy baby.
A couple of small studies show that having an epidural during labor may reduce your risk of postpartum depression. But there is conflicting evidence. Get an OB/Gyn’s take on the evidence.
Finding a way to control seasonal allergy symptoms while you’re pregnant can seem daunting. Get an Ob/Gyn’s best tips for managing your symptoms safely.
An OB/GYN offers a primer on the most important questions that expecting parents should ask their doctor or midwife about labor and delivery.
Are you making a birth plan for having your baby? Here’s what a midwife suggests that you consider as you plan for a successful labor and delivery experience.
Most women resume normal periods after their pregnancy. But others may experience heavier or lighter periods and may need treatment.