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.
Study Shows Certain Sleeping Positions Could Be Harmful To Unborn ChildCould how an expectant mother sleeps impact the safety of her unborn child?
Study Ties Pesticides In Food To Reduced Fertility In WomenFruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy pregnancy diet, providing vitamins and fiber. Yet some might also come with pesticide residues.
Pulmonary Hypertension Can Present Pregnancy Challenges For Mom & BabyJoy Lauver has a life-threatening lung condition called pulmonary hypertension, which made her pregnancy extremely tricky for doctors.
Police: College Student Put Bleach In Girlfriend's Water Bottle In Attempt To Abort PregnancyA central Pennsylvania university student already accused of trying to abort his girlfriend's pregnancy by putting bleach in her water has now been charged with trying to kill her in the process.
Study Examines Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy, Child Behavioral IssuesAcetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, has been a go-to medicine for pregnant women with aches and pains and fever. Now a British study shows a pattern of behavioral issues in the children of mothers who took this drug during pregnancy.
Doctors Discouraging Early Induction Of LaborA few decades ago, a trend started, allowing mothers to decide if they wanted to be induced early. Now, doctors are trying to stop that trend from continuing.