Pregnancy News and Research

Latest Pregnancy News and Research

African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less

African-American women are having fewer children and breastfeeding less

Home test kit for common sexually transmitted diseases

Home test kit for common sexually transmitted diseases

Guidance on providing advice on sex education to young people under the age of sixteen

Guidance on providing advice on sex education to young people under the age of sixteen

Risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) decreases with condom use

Risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) decreases with condom use

New method for detecting premature birth

New method for detecting premature birth

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Women with a history of cancer in their family are better off having MRI scans instead of mammograms

Women with epilepsy should not let their condition stop them from planning a family

Women with epilepsy should not let their condition stop them from planning a family

Women with epilepsy may wonder what their chances are of having a healthy baby

Women with epilepsy may wonder what their chances are of having a healthy baby

Though most adolescent pregnancies are accidental, a substantial number of girls want to get pregnant

Though most adolescent pregnancies are accidental, a substantial number of girls want to get pregnant

Plan B has been shown to reduce the risk of pregnancy by 89 percent

Plan B has been shown to reduce the risk of pregnancy by 89 percent

Young holidaymaker's traveling overseas face serious health issues from casual sex

Young holidaymaker's traveling overseas face serious health issues from casual sex

Sex education delivered by teenagers for teenagers

Sex education delivered by teenagers for teenagers

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

West Nile Virus in South Dakota

West Nile Virus in South Dakota

Study suggests that "kin" caregivers of cocaine-exposed infants and toddlers may also need support and help with parenting

Study suggests that "kin" caregivers of cocaine-exposed infants and toddlers may also need support and help with parenting

Docosahexaenoic acid levels play an important role in infant development

Docosahexaenoic acid levels play an important role in infant development

High levels of anxiety during a woman's pregnancy increases child risk of disease and disorder

High levels of anxiety during a woman's pregnancy increases child risk of disease and disorder

Obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children

Obesity in mothers is one of the most decisive factors contributing to the appearance of congenital malformations in their children

Teen birth rate hits record low and prevalence of overweight among children has increased

Teen birth rate hits record low and prevalence of overweight among children has increased

New guidelines for antiretroviral drugs to prevent the transmission of HIV from mothers to their children

New guidelines for antiretroviral drugs to prevent the transmission of HIV from mothers to their children