As a result of a new study from the National Institutes of Health, researchers and medical professionals now have a clearer understanding of the ways that unbalanced progesterone signals might cause pregnant women to experience preterm or prolonged labor.
How to prioritize your mental health during pregnancy.
Deciding to start your family might seem overwhelming at first. Things like timing, health concerns, and other fertility factors can feel daunting and complicated. Fortunately, there are many manageable ways to increase your chances of getting pregnant and making 2021 your year to conceive.
A new test is being used to determine and predict problems with a fetus before it is born.
Keeping calm and collected as you navigate having a child together.
A list of physical and emotional self care practices for expecting mothers to keep feeling healthy during their pregnancy.
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Researchers have found that the ooctyes of women who are overweight or obese have a different lipid composition than those found in women of normal weight. This is due to low concentrations of Omega-3 fatty acids in the mother's body and could put a baby at risk of obesity before conception.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate the news, many people have questions about what they should and shouldn’t do to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.
A new wearable motion sensor for pregnant women will revolutionize how we assess the health of unborn babies.
There are many poses out there that are safe and easy for pregnant women in their first trimester to try.
A team from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health investigated how maternal nut consumption affects offspring—here's what they found.
Propionic acid is found both in the body and in food. These researchers say high levels of it during pregnancy could lead to the baby having autism spectrum disorder.
Scientists knew this gene helps fight cancer—but until now, they didn't know it could also help prevent some birth defects.
This study suggests maternal stress during pregnancy could affect reproductive development in male offspring.
Women with untreated migraines could suffer adverse effects to their pregnancies.
Phthalates might impact your pregnancy chances
Westerners eat too many foods high in omega-6 fats. These researchers found that it might be negatively affecting pregnancy.