What’s a birth ball?

Learn the ins and outs of this delivery charm.

Rise of the techie toddler

You might be tempted to give your little one unfettered access to electronics—but pediatricians say that would be a mistake.

Patient Story

Miracle Markle is ‘our hero’

Born at 22 weeks and four days gestation, little Noah is the youngest born survivor to graduate from the NICU.

Preeclampsia? Be proactive

Your obstetrician will keep a close eye on your blood pressure during your pregnancy—but there are other signs you can watch for on your own.

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.

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