Pregnancy and Childbirth


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


Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy; Ban...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

September 13, 2019 / 4 min read


Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...

August 13, 2019 / 3 min read