| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Leah Snyder was living her fairytale. She married her prince charming and looked forward to having children. And her dreams came true when she gave birth to her baby girl.
Snyder breast-fed her daughter for a year, and during that time, she felt lumps...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
She was excited to be pregnant, excited enough that she brought the new sonogram of her unborn child to show coworkers.
But hours later that day in late March, R.L. -- as she came to be known in the pile of criminal court documents that followed -- felt...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I can't decide whether I should get a flu shot. I'm two months pregnant. What are your thoughts?
A: It's a good idea for everyone 6 months of age and older to get a vaccination against influenza. This is especially true for pregnant women and those...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 35 and have two children. My husband and I want more kids, but I had high blood pressure during both pregnancies and am now on medication to control it. Is it safe to get pregnant again?
ANSWER: Having high blood pressure does...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Having a baby brings feelings of joy and excitement—but complications can occur for both mother and child if diabetes is present or develops.
Some women may develop gestational diabetes, when excess sugars from digested foods build up in the...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Amanda Kehler packed away the baby book where she had been keeping track of her doctors' appointments and how she was feeling.
She boxed up the baby outfits she had been so excited to receive from her grandmother and sisters, along with every other...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:43 AM
A prominent restaurateur accused of poisoning his girlfriend to force a miscarriage was released from jail Thursday night after posting bail....
| May 22, 2012
| 2:01 PM
ELKHART - Center for Hospice Care is conducting a Summer Grief Forum, a series of educationally focused sessions featuring speakers who will share important information and answer questions. Each session is from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Monday, July 15 ...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I'm pro-choice. The anti-choice position — particularly the dumb contention that "personhood" begins when sperm hits egg — is illogical and unappealing. It's not the most unappealing quality I can think of in a partner, though — that...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:54 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may have a tougher time controlling their asthma than other kids do, a new study suggests.
The findings, from a study of nearly 2,500 U.S. kids, add to evidence that prenatal...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:18 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may have an increased risk of asthma - even if they were not exposed to secondhand smoke after birth, a large study of European children suggests.
Many studies have found that...