Going through labor and having a vaginal delivery can be a long process that can be physically taxing for the mother. But C-sections come with risks for the mother.
Most pre-term births are not preventable. However, there are certain risk factors that increase the odds of not carrying a baby to full term. Find out more about these factors — many of which you can control.
It’s no secret that pregnancy can take a toll on your body. Have you tried diet and exercise but still aren’t satisfied? Here’s what you need to know about a “mommy makeover.”
Recent cases of Zika virus are prompting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to, for the first time, warn people about traveling to an area within the continental United States.
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If you have gestational diabetes, there are things you can do to help control your blood sugar levels to ensure a healthy pregnancy — and baby. Find out more.
If you or someone you love is a woman with epilepsy, you may be wondering if motherhood is an option. The good news is that in most cases, the answer is yes.
There are steps you can take when you’re pregnant to help control blood sugar levels and ensure a healthy pregnancy. Find out more about how to avoid gestational diabetes.
While it might be fun to compare your changing body with other expecting mothers, it’s important to know that what you look like on the outside cannot determinethe state of the growing fetus on the inside.
Women have tried almost anything to get their labor going. Some of their attempts are funny or unproven — while others may be dangerous. Find the truth about what works, what doesn’t, and what isn’t safe.
Women with the dangerous clotting disease antiphospholipid antibody syndrome face greater risks during pregnancy. Find out more about treatments that can help reduce complications.