pregnancy complications

  1. Pregnancy

    Why do some moms choose marijuana during pregnancy?

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    Using medication during pregnancy is controversial — using an illegal drug during pregnancy is even more so. These moms, however,...
  2. Baby

    Bigger babies mean bigger problems

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    Is it just us, or does it seem that newborn babies are getting bigger? There seems to be an increase in the average birth weight of...
  3. Pregnancy

    My dangerous and rare twin pregnancy

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    Emily’s last pregnancy was one to remember — monoamniotic-monochorionic twin pregnancies are rare and dangerous....
  4. Pregnancy

    Is it safe to have back-to-back babies?

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    What is the ideal spacing between children? Jessica Simpson and Tori Spelling are just a few celebrities who are having back-to-back...
  5. Children's Health

    Infant death rate down

    A new report states that infant mortality rates declined 12% in the U.S. over the last six years.
  6. Well-being

    Pregorexia: Eating disorders and pregnancy

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    Jenny knew giving into her anorexia while she was pregnant was dangerous, but couldn't seem to help herself. Even after being...
  7. Pregnancy

    The royal pain of hyperemesis gravidarum

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    As the world was buzzing about Kate Middleton's hospitalization for hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) — severe morning sickness...
  8. Pregnancy

    Sleep deprivation can lead to preterm labor

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    You know that the aches and discomforts of pregnancy make it hard for you to catch some Zs, but did you know that lack of adequate...
  9. Pregnancy and Baby

    High-risk pregnancy

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    While pregnancy can be a time of joy and excitement for most mommies-to-be, for some women who are labeled as having a "high-risk...
  10. Pregnancy

    Early pregnancy bleeding: What’s normal?

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    You’ve received your positive pregnancy test results, and you’re more excited than you’ve ever been. But then you experience...
  11. Well-being

    Health effects of radiation: What you should know

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    Following the devastating earthquake in Japan last month, which caused explosions at the Fukushima nuclear plant, we’ve been hearing...
  12. Pregnancy

    How to manage depression during pregnancy

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    Being on an antidepressant or anti-anxiety medication does not make pregnancy impossible. And depression or anxiety developed during...
  13. Well-being

    Preterm birth: Questions to ask your doctor

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    No woman expects her baby to be born prematurely, so we tend to skip the high-risk pages in the pregnancy books and not ask our OBs...
  14. Tips & Advice

    When to call the doctor or midwife

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    OK, ladies. It’s your third trimester (finally!) and the light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to glow. You know better than...