When pregnancy takes its toll

Hip and pelvic pain can sometimes be triggered by the pregnancy-induced hormone relaxin.

New babies—made for the shade

Fresh air and sunshine are great for older kids, but newborns should be kept under cover.

Vitamin D may lower miscarriage risk

Study: Soon-to-be moms and moms alike can dramatically influence the health of their babies by getting an extra dose of the sunshine vitamin.

Back away from the BBQ

Toxins in BBQ fumes known as PAHs may be absorbed through the skin, and could cause lung disease and DNA mutations.

FDA: Teething pain treatments pose health threat

Ditch over-the-counter benzocaine oral health products and opt for the good ol' teething ring.

Patient Story

‘It is such a joy’

Nurse midwives focus on empowering women through pregnancy and childbirth.

Postpartum ponderings

New guidelines recommend an OB/GYN visit within three weeks of delivery—with other visits as needed for three months.

U.S. fertility rates hit record low in 2017

The average fertility rate among women between the ages of 15 and 44 is 60.2 births per 1,000 women.

Patient Story

‘God blessed me with a miracle baby’

Becky Powers tried for five years to get pregnant. She finally did, but the swine flu nearly killed her and her unborn baby.

Pregnancy’s itchy palms, itchy feet

A little-known condition during pregnancy comes with some telltale signs.

Patient Story

‘All I can do is thank God’

A pregnant mother, paralyzed by a stroke, makes a remarkable recovery.

Food for thought: keys to fruitful fertility

Eating a good-quality diet improves fertility and reduces the time it takes to get pregnant.