A new study shows a high-sugar diet during pregnancy can negatively affect a child’s brain function. Pediatric dietitian Jennifer Hyland, RD, explains the findings.
A new study shows prenatal depression is about 51 percent more common among millennial moms than it was in their mother’s generation 25 years ago. Our expert explains the possible causes ― and what action’s needed.
Sorry, moms-to-be! Sleeping on your back (all night long) is one more habit you’ll need to change while you’re expecting. Ob/Gyn Salena Zanotti, MD, explains why ― and how to get comfy instead.
Despite a new study’s findings, more research on the effects of acetaminophen during pregnancy is needed. Taking acetaminophen is still safer than ignoring a fever when you’re pregnant.
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You take care of your kids, spouse, parents, BFFs ― even your pets ― before taking care of yourself. Let this serve as a friendly reminder to STOP! Put yourself first.
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,
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.