A recent study suggests that 22% of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs) in the United States may be attributed to maternal smoking during pregnancy — and every cigarette counts.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series “The Short Answer.” Ob/Gyn Karmon James, MD, explains why some women’s belly buttons pop out during pregnancy.
Your pre-pregnancy and pregnancy weight can have an impact on your child’s risk for becoming obese.
When new parents finally get through the sleepless newborn months and get a chance to catch their breath, those with plans to grow their family often wonder ― when’s the right time to plan for baby No. 2? An Ob/Gyn explains.
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Immunization against whooping cough has been an important part of prenatal care for years. Now, a recent study says the ideal time for a pregnant mom to get the vaccine is at the beginning of her third trimester.
A new Cleveland Clinic study finds waiting to bathe a healthy newborn for 12 or more hours after birth increased the rate of moms exclusively breastfeeding during while in the hospital.
One is a highly trained medical professional, while the other is a nonclincal professional trained to give physical emotional support. But they can and do work together!
Can pineapple induce your labor? What about castor oil? A certified nurse midwife weighs in on natural tactics that women use hoping to coax their bodies into labor.
When you’re pregnant, your body can’t handle the flu. Discover why flu vaccine protects both mom and baby, and makes for a healthier pregnancy overall.
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.