| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting the flu vaccine while pregnant does not increase the odds that the fetus will die in the womb, according to a new study of tens of thousands of women in Norway.
Although fetal deaths were rare during the study, they...
| 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...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:48 AM
An adoption case manager contacted detectives to report Jaime Suzanne Ritchhart had given them paperwork indicating that she was pregnant and then signed a contract to place her expected child up for adoption. The case manager also told detectives that...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
When Ramona Burton became pregnant with her second child this year, the 37-year-old knew that her age put her baby at an elevated risk for Down syndrome, even though screening with ultrasound and standard blood tests raised no warning flags.
| 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....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Snooki and Jionni LaValle are getting married! Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jionni LaValle confirmed Wednesday: She's pregant and they're engaged....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
House Bill 2598 (.pdf) is making its way through the Kansas legislature. One portion says: No abortion shall be performed or induced (until) the physician who is to perform the abortion or the referring physician has informed the woman in......