Pregnancy and Childbirth


Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19 Illness;...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print studies, and various other data...

July 3, 2020 / 4 min read


Protecting Newborns from Infectious Diseases

From the delivery room to the nursery, parents of newborns are typically vigilant about cleanliness and safety. That caution is wise, especially during the current...

June 22, 2020 / 3 min read


New Moms With Postpartum Depression Face Unique...

May is Mental Health Month. Experts urge women with postpartum depression to make mental health and happiness a priority. Mother’s Day is a joyful occasion...

May 5, 2020 / 3 min read


Pregnant Women and Coronavirus: Don’t Stress, But...

Do pregnant women have more to fear from the coronavirus (COVID-19) than the average, healthy adult? Public health officials and doctors say that there are...

April 17, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: Big Breakfast Benefit; Vitamin D During...

A Big Breakfast, Small Dinner Combination is Best for Weight Control, New Research Says Portion size and timing have emerged as key factors in losing...

February 28, 2020 / 5 min read


Roundup: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly; FDA...

U.S Life Expectancy Increases for First Time in Four Years Life expectancy in the United States edged up by about a month to 78.7 years...

January 31, 2020 / 4 min read


Safe Infant Sleep: Many Parents Still Not...

Many parents still don’t fully understand the risk factors associated with SIDS.

October 23, 2019 / 3 min read


Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave New...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective vaccines” recommended to reduce the...

October 15, 2019 / 3 min read


38 Years Ago, The Adams Quadruplets Made...

It had never happened before in the state of Florida, and it’s happened only a few times since. On Sept. 16, 1981, Florida’s first surviving...

September 16, 2019 / 6 min read