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Pregnancy

Probiotics for babies?

Recognizing that good bacteria promotes good health, food makers are creating more products that contain probiotics and prebiotics.

The curative chorus

Some moms find music leads to less pain and more serenity during pregnancy and childbirth. Should you add tunes to your birth plan?

Having a baby this summer?

Make it to the big day with these 5 survival tips.

Patient Story

‘Your whole life flashes before you…’

Megan Keller battled breast cancer with a child in her womb. These days, both are happy and healthy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pregnancy’s itchy palms, itchy feet

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