Prenatal CareInfo Center
Between late-night feedings and diaper changes, new moms may not prioritize their own blood sugar levels. However, healthy choices and medications could prevent diabetes in those at risk for it.
Almost any parent would like to help his or her children be healthier. For those parents or future parents who smoke, here's another reason to quit.
Decorate the baby's room, buy baby clothes, plan for the baby's future. Planning for pregnancy can be hectic, but many women may want to ask their doctor about one more thing: thyroid screening.
In many cases, pregnancy and opioids don't mix. Still, many women may be prescribed these medications.
Premature babies are beating the odds — more and more are going home from the hospital after they're born.
Depression can take all the fun out of being a new mother. Researchers are trying to find better ways to diagnose the problem early.
An ingredient in your breakfast cereal may be preventing birth defects all across the US.
Being healthy doesn't just benefit you — it may benefit your child, too. Mothers-to-be who maintain a healthy weight may boost their child's health as well.
Since 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has suggested that all pregnant women receive the Tdap vaccine, even if they were vaccinated earlier in life. And new research found that Tdap was safe for both mom and baby.
Pregnant women face many choices as they prepare for the baby's arrival. And new research suggests that moms-to-be with epilepsy may have an extra decision to make about their medication.