| 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...
| Jun 11, 2012
The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions.
The technology allows doctors to...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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......
| Dec 9, 2011
Some sad news for the Duggar family. Looks like the stars of TLC's hit show will not be changing the name to 20 Kids and counting, after Michelle, 45, has suffered a miscarriage.
Just last month, I dished about Michelle and her husband Jim Bob...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Q: My husband and I have been together for five years and married for one and a half. We have been trying to have a baby for two years, and I have had one miscarriage. My husband has lost interest in sex almost completely. I have to beg him every month to...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:17 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The largest-ever review of outcomes for pregnant women with cat scratch disease -- including just eight cases -- suggests the infection is not damaging to babies, but its authors say there are too few instances to glean any...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Upon learning they are pregnant, most women dutifully nix the alcohol, sushi and caffeine.
But what about antidepressants?
Headlines about the potential risks of antidepressants on a developing fetus, including miscarriage, premature birth and newborn...
| Jan 21, 2012
A month after Anabella and Matteus Potter were born in 2009, their parents, Adriana and Robert, agreed to disagree on what to do with two other embryos created in the same petri dish as their twins.
Grateful for the in vitro fertilization that enabled...