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.
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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.
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.
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.