pregnancy

  1. Conceiving

    Is IVF a waste of time?

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    IVF is expensive — and there is no guarantee that a pregnancy will result. A new test may be able to tell prospective parents if...
  2. Baby & Toddler

    Babies born addicted: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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    Whether their mother was using illicit opioid street drugs or misusing prescription pain killers, babies born to addicted mothers...
  3. New Moms

    10 Pregnant-mom necessities

    Newsflash: Pregnancy is surprisingly stressful. Here are our top pregnancy products and ideas to keep moms-to-be looking and feeling...
  4. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    You're expecting a baby... so expect some major changes

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    There’s a life growing inside you — no question about that. But there are a lot of other questions, like what life as a mom will...
  5. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    My water broke, what happens next?

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    We've all watched movie scenes that show mom's water breaking in the grocery store before dad frantically rushes her to the hospital...
  6. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    Is your maternity health insurance coverage adequate?

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    Before you get pregnant, you will want to look into what your insurance benefits are — otherwise you may be in for a huge shock when...
  7. Having a Baby

    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...
  8. Women's Health

    Bipolar linked to flu in pregnancy

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    Chances are low, but researchers say pregnant mothers who catch the flu are more likely to have children with bipolar disorder.
  9. Women's Health

    1 embryo works in IVF

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    A new study showed positive outcomes for pregnancy--as well as the health of mother and baby--for those that received one...
  10. Conditions

    Valproate, low IQ linked

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    The FDA says pregnant women with migraines should stay away from drugs with valproate because it can lower their child's IQ.
  11. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    15-year-olds can get Plan B

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    The FDA approves purchase of the morning-after pill without a prescription.
  12. Love & Sex

    Baby making sex positions

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    Some women are fortunate enough to get pregnant on their first try, but for others, the process is a long, long road! To increase...
  13. Love & Sex

    Sex positions for conceiving a boy

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    Whether you’re absolutely dying for a baby boy your first time around or are just hoping to add a little guy to your brood of girls,...
  14. Love & Sex

    Sex positions for conceiving a girl

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    You’ve been dreaming of having a little girl ever since you were one yourself, but now that the time has finally arrived to start...
  15. Love & Sex

    Are you ready to have a baby?

    They say you don’t know what love is until you meet your baby for the first time. But are you and your partner really prepared to...
  16. Pregnancy, Labor & Birth

    The warning signs of thyroid disease during pregnancy

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    Thyroid disease is surprisingly prevalent in pregnant women. Learn how to recognize warning signs that your thyroid may be out of...
  17. Pregnancy and Baby

    Top 5 maternity fashion mistakes

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    Pregnancy comes with a lot of big decisions. The last thing you want to worry about is what to wear. Take stock in these tips and...
  18. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Epilepsy drug, autism linked

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    A new study links the use of an epilepsy drug during pregnancy to a higher risk of autism and related disorders.
  19. 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.
  20. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    Is drinking OK for baby?

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    A British study suggests that light drinking while pregnant doesn't harm child development.