Prenatal CareInfo Center
Losing weight may need to be a priority for heavier women who are thinking about getting pregnant.
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.
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.
A new test might improve the accuracy of Down syndrome diagnoses.
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.