Pregnancy in the News

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say

09/23/2014 - Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu

09/22/2014 - An aggressive immune system response may worsen symptoms, researchers say

Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?

09/22/2014 - Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements as recommended

Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study

09/22/2014 - More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress

Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?

09/19/2014 - Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

09/19/2014 - Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby

09/18/2014 - Give your body time to recover first

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

09/17/2014 - Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies

09/16/2014 - Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says

Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

09/15/2014 - Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments

Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy

09/12/2014 - Suggestions for what to eat

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study

09/10/2014 - All women who undergo treatment should receive psychological support, researchers suggest

Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory

09/10/2014 - Those with good childhood experiences will respond better to their own infants, researchers say

Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage

09/09/2014 - Depression, rather than SSRIs, might fuel the association, researchers suggest

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts

09/08/2014 - Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication by 24 percent

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds

09/04/2014 - Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

08/27/2014 - New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

Obama Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law

08/25/2014 - Employees of companies opposed to contraception coverage would get products through a 3rd party

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

08/21/2014 - Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report

08/20/2014 - Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

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Talk about crazy cravings: Some pregnant women have the urge to eat clay, laundry starch, or cornstarch — a condition called pica.