Photo by Shutterstock A new document developed jointly by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, aims to help lower cesarean delivery
Photo by Shutterstock Nitrous oxide, often referred to as laughing gas, is regaining popularity as a pain relief option for mamas in labor. First introduced in 1881 as a labor relief option, inhaled
Photo by Shutterstock We’re half-way through National Prematurity Awareness Month, an event that happens each November, so the news that preterm birth rates have dropped is fitting (and excellent)
Photo by Shutterstock Preeclampsia, even in today’s medically savvy world can be a killer. It’s estimated that preeclampsia, along with other related hypertensive disorders of pregnancy impact
Image courtesy of Shutterstock There are many theories regarding why some women suffer from postpartum depression and some don’t, but as of yet, no conclusive evidence that one single factor puts
One day after Kate, William and new baby George stepped out of the hospital, weekly magazine OK! posted the magazine cover you see above. As you can see, OK! mentions Kate’s post-baby weight in
Image courtesy of Shutterstock The debate about whether or not it’s safe for women to take antidepressants during pregnancy has been ongoing for years — and new research now presents a major
The Chicago Department of Public Health’s Office of Adolescent and School Health has launched a new “unexpected” 2013 teen pregnancy prevention campaign featuring pregnant teen boys.
When looking for natural healing alternatives and remedies during pregnancy, it’s hard to determine what is safe and effective for use with regard to a developing fetus. Given the copious variety of
As 3D ultrasound technology advances, doctors and technicians are increasingly able to use the detailed images and rapid prototyping to create true-to-life models of the developing fetus. (See our
Image Courtesy of Shutterstock Many parents-to-be choose to go the natural route with their pregnancies rather than checking into a hospital, but one couple is taking things quite a leap further, opting
Image courtesy of Shutterstock A new study published in a recent issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology notes that “therapeutic” bed rest during pregnancy may be over-recommended, and may
Image Courtesy of Shutterstock Due to a slow rising number of home births in America, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new policy statement, “Planned Home Birth.” Published this
Prenatal imaging technologies have seen incredible advancements in recent years, going far above and beyond the now antiquated black-and-white images of the ultrasounds of yesteryear, into full color,
If you’re a first time parent, choosing the best pediatrician for your baby can be a daunting endeavor. As an expecting parent, you should begin the search for your child’s doctor at around
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