WHO Recommends Against COVID-19 Vaccines for Pregnant Women, Pittsburgh Obstetrician DisagreesThe World Health Organization advises against immunizing pregnant women with a COVID-19 vaccine unless they are a health care worker.
COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Pregnant And Nursing Women Turn To Doctors For Advice About VaccineSince pregnant and nursing women were not part of any trial, many are turning to doctors for advice.
Sisters Gave Birth 90 Minutes Apart After Sharing Pandemic Pregnancy ExperienceAfter going through their pandemic pregnancies together, two Minnesota sisters thought it would be pretty neat if they ended up giving birth on the same day. Their baby boys apparently agreed and arrived earlier this month about 90 minutes apart.
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend's Loss Highlights A Common Subject Not Often DiscussedThe early morning news that Chrissy Teigen and her husband John Legend lost their baby boy hit home with a lot of families.
Checking In With Susan Koeppen: UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital Turns To Telemedicine To Ease New Moms' FearsWith the current pandemic leading to stay-at-home orders and calls for social distancing, it has been a particularly difficult time for pregnant women and new moms.
'This Is Far More Intense Of A Situation': Mothers Could Be Separated From Newborns Due To CDC Guidelines Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe coronavirus is changing pregnancy for mothers.
Ohio Report Finds Many Pregnancy-Related Deaths PreventableThe Ohio Department of Health says nearly 200 women died from pregnancy-related causes over a recent eight-year period and many of their deaths were preventable.
Preeclampsia During Pregnancy Linked To Heart Disease Later In LifePreeclampsia can be a life-threatening condition for pregnant women and their unborn babies, but even after the immediate danger passes, it can still be a risk.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Poppy Seed Bagel Causes Woman Giving Birth To Fail Drug TestElizabeth Eden was headed to St. Joseph Medical Center on April 4 and had a poppy seed bagel for breakfast before going into labor.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Premature Births For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.
Once-A-Day Pill Offers Safe, Effective Relief From Morning SicknessMorning sickness during pregnancy is no joke, but now there's a new and simple way to prevent it.
Eating Fast Food Hurts Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study FindsAustralian researchers have concluded that the amount of fruit and fast food in a diet can significantly affect the time it takes for a woman to become pregnant.
New Study Examines Health Effects Of Inducing Labor For Pregnant WomenA study, including more than 6,000 healthy women in their first pregnancy at 41 hospitals across the United States, including Magee-Womens Hospital, looked at the outcomes of inducing labor as opposed to letting it happen on its own.