Prenatal CareInfo Center

Prenatal Test May Detect Cancer in Mom

Killing two birds with one stone can be a great thing — especially when it comes to prenatal testing.

Are Antidepressants Safe During Pregnancy?

The question of whether to take antidepressants during pregnancy is an intimate and complicated one. But if you're pregnant (or trying to be) and you have depression, you may want to consider the risks.

What a Stillbirth Might Mean for Future Pregnancies

Stillbirth rates have declined in many developed countries, and that’s very good news. Unfortunately, one stillbirth may increase the chances of another one later on.

Pregnancy and Lupus: A Fairly Safe Combination?

Many women with lupus have been warned about the possible dangers of becoming pregnant and having the condition. But new evidence suggests that these risks might have been overestimated.

The Benefits of Prenatal Exercise

Pregnancy calls for kicking those swollen feet up and simply trying to relax, right? Maybe not. Moms-to-be might not need to be so fast to slow down.

Shedding Light on Miscarriage Misunderstandings

When it comes to miscarriage, many people may not have their facts straight. Increased awareness, however, could reduce the misunderstanding and guilt often tied to the issue.

A Weighty Matter for Those Wanting to Get Pregnant

Losing weight may need to be a priority for heavier women who are thinking about getting pregnant.

C-Sections Might Be Too Common

The C-section has become extremely common in the US, but new evidence suggests that this might be dangerous to women and babies in some cases.

Another Possible Factor in Autism Risk

Many factors during pregnancy can affect a baby's development. Among those factors may be gestational diabetes, which could affect your baby's neurological development.

New Down Syndrome Test: More Accurate, More Limited

A new test might improve the accuracy of Down syndrome diagnoses.