Pregnancy and Childbirth


Tampa Couple Delivers Baby at Keys Field...

A relaxing trip to the Keys was how a Tampa couple expecting their first child planned to spend the last weekend in March. Instead, their...

April 6, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Less Nicotine in Cigarettes; Underweight Newborns;...

FDA Proposes Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes to Curb Addiction In a move that could have a drastic effect on the number of people addicted...

March 16, 2018 / 4 min read


Recovering Safely After a High-Risk Pregnancy

The push toward patient empowerment is getting an extra boost as Serena Williams shares publicly the life-threatening medical complication she developed after giving birth. The...

January 31, 2018 / 2 min read


Myths and Facts About Pregnancy Nutrition

The goal of proper nutrition during pregnancy is to help the mother be as healthy as possible and get the baby off to a good...

January 25, 2018 / 4 min read


First Two Weeks of Breastfeeding: What to...

The first two weeks of breastfeeding can be a trying experience. Mom is getting to know her new baby, and the baby is getting to...

September 20, 2017 / 3 min read


Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Baby and...

Breastfeeding has long been known for its nutritional advantages for the baby as clinical studies continue to reaffirm the health benefits of breastfeeding for both...

August 9, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Women in 30s Having More Babies...

For the first time in the U.S., women in their 30s are having more babies than younger mothers. For the last 30 years, women in...

May 19, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may increase your risk of a...

May 12, 2017 / 3 min read


Chromosome Disorders: What is Trisomy?

The human body is made from 23 pairs of chromosomes for a total of 46. Chromosomes are made up of small packets of genes that...

March 29, 2017 / 3 min read