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2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes

A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure

All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group

Another Study Sees Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects

Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds

Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk

Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds

Big Increase Seen in Babies Born Addicted to Narcotics

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report

Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find

Certain Autoimmune Drugs in Pregnancy May Up Newborn Infection Risk: Study

Certain Genes in Babies May Up Preterm Birth Risk

Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms?

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful?

C-Section Rates Drop Slightly With Hospital Review Program

D & C Procedures May Raise Risk of Preterm Birth: Study

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk

Diabetes Drug Given to Obese Moms-to-Be Won't Keep Baby's Weight Down

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?

Do Pregnant Women Need High Blood Pressure Treatment?

Doctors Should Urge Against Pot Use During Pregnancy: Guidelines

Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus?

Drinking Water Contaminant Linked to Pregnancy Complications in Study

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

Early, Small Babies May Be More Prone to Adult Hip Trouble

E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds

Equal Numbers of Males, Females Are Conceived: Study

Evolution May Explain Why a Curvy Bottom Drives Men Wild

Exercise Can Cut Risk of Pregnancy-Related Diabetes: Study

Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper

Exposure to Common Antibacterials May Affect Growth of Fetus: Study

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study

FDA Issues New Drug Label Rules to Better Inform Pregnant Women

FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos

Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects

Fertility Treatments Have Low Complication Rates, Study Finds

Fetal DNA Test May Also Help Spot Mom's Cancer, Study Finds

Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking

First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception

Flame Retardants May Raise Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now

For Breech Baby, C-Section May Be Safer Option: Study

For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight Babies

Free, Long-Acting Contraceptives May Greatly Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate

Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy

Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study

Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Cleaning a Litter Box During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Easing Heartburn During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby

Health Tip: Managing Swelling During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Needing Folic Acid

Health Tip: Reducing the Risk of Premature Delivery

Health Tip: Sleep Better During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Using Insect Repellent

Health Tip: What to Avoid During Pregnancy

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.

Is Gestational Diabetes Linked to Autism?

It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns

Kidney, Urinary Birth Defects Tied to Obesity in Moms-to-Be

Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults

Like Mother, Like Child: Study Hints at Why Obesity May Run in Families

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC

Many Pregnant Women Think E-Cigarettes 'Safer' Than Regular Cigarettes

Many Women Don't Lose Those Pregnancy Pounds, Study Finds

Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds

Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC

Miscarriage Misunderstood, Often Leaves Women With Guilt

Modern Birth Control Methods Could Avoid 15 Million Unwanted Pregnancies: Report

Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Mom's Obesity May Affect Newborn Survival

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids

Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory

Mom's Weight Might Influence Baby's Earliest Development

More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds

More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports

More U.S. Newborns Enduring Drug Withdrawal: Study

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on the Decline: CDC

New Moms Gain No Benefit From Eating Placenta, Studies Show

Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study

Number of Pregnant Women on Narcotic Painkillers, Heroin Doubles, Study Finds

Obama Administration Offers New Rules for Religious Objections to Health Care Law

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control

Obstetric Complication Rates Vary Widely Between Hospitals in U.S.

One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.

Parents' Age May Be Factor in Child's Autism Risk

Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories: Study

Pediatricians Endorse IUDs, Implants for Teen Birth Control

Pediatricians Issue New Guidelines for Hospital Release of Newborns

Pesticide Used Decades Ago May Raise Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic

Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

Plastics Chemical Tied to Changes in Boys' Reproductive Development

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

Pregnancy Doesn't Make General Surgery More Dangerous: Study

Pregnancy May Conceal Ebola

Pregnancy Often Leads to Changes in Migraines

Pregnancy Results Good for Women With Controlled Lupus: Study

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds

Premature Births Down in U.S., But Rates Still High, Reports Say

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study

Prenatal Gene Tests Can Sometimes Spot Cancer in Mom-to-Be

Preterm Delivery Linked to Heart Disease, Stroke Risk in Mothers

Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young Children

PTSD in Women Linked to Premature Birth

Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study

Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births

Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says

Sexual Pain Common After Childbirth, Study Finds

Sleeping on Back in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk in Study

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study

Smoking, Preterm Births Increase a Woman's Heart Disease Risk

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say

Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S.

Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage

Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in Womb

Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu

Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

Timing of Kidney Transplants Doesn't Affect Pregnancy Chances

U.S. Birth Rate Records First Rise in 7 Years

Umbilical Cord 'Milking' May Help Preemies Delivered by C-Section

Unsupervised Home Births on the Rise: Study

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women