Pictures of teenage boys sporting “pregnant” bellies are part of Chicago’s new eye-catching teen pregnancy prevention campaign. It aims to “spark conversations among adolescents and adults on the issue of teen pregnancy and to make […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children’s genes […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies — bed rest — doesn’t seem to prevent premature birth, and might even worsen that risk. Doctors have known […]
LONDON (AP) — Thoughtful workers on London’s subway system Wednesday gave the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge a “Baby on Board” badge — in case she ever needs to ask commuters to give up their seats for her.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Developing diabetes during pregnancy isn’t good for mother or baby, and it’s a growing problem. Now there’s a push to change how women are tested for the disorder.
NEW YORK (AP) — A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It’s safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence that the vaccine increases the risk of losing a fetus, and may prevent some deaths.
LONDON (AP) – The Duchess of Cambridge has left a London hospital where she was being treated for acute morning sickness related to her pregnancy.
(AP) – A new study sets the stage for wider use of gene testing in early pregnancy. Scanning the genes of a fetus reveals far more about potential health risks than current prenatal testing does.
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. abortions fell 5 percent during the Great Recession in the biggest one-year decrease in at least a decade, according to government figures released Wednesday. The reason for the decline wasn’t […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo is confirming that CEO Marissa Mayer gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday night. Yahoo spokeswoman Anne Espiritu said Monday that “both Marissa and baby are healthy and the […]
CINCINNATI (AP) – The death of a 61-year-old Ohio woman is the first in the nation associated with a new swine flu strain, the state Department of Health said Friday. The woman, whose identity was […]
HONOLULU (AP) – A Taiwanese man has been charged in a scheme to hide pregnant Chinese tourists so they can give birth in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. A federal complaint filed […]