Health News

Preventing Pregnancy-Related Deaths
The vast majority of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable, according to new data.
Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening May Come with Risks
Non-invasive prenatal screening (NIPS) tests may come with some risks.
Sleep and Gestational Diabetes: A Possible Link
How you breathe while sleeping during early pregnancy may affect your risk for gestational diabetes.
How to Prevent Birth Defects
Each January, the United States observes National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
How to Have a Safe and Healthy Winter
Snow, hot cocoa and good cheer come with wintertime, but so does a wide range of potential health and safety issues. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter.
The Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions
Aug. 1 through 7 is World Breastfeeding Week — the perfect time to learn a little more about breastfeeding.
Statins and Pregnancy: FDA Changes Message
For a long time, doctors have been advised not to prescribe statins to any pregnant patient. Soon, that advice might change.
How Diet Can Affect Pregnancy
A healthy diet before and during your pregnancy may provide some big benefits.
Changing Your Diet After Gestational Diabetes
Pregnant women made only small diet changes after a gestational diabetes diagnosis, a new study found.
How Aspirin May Affect Pregnancy Chances
Women who have had previous miscarriages and want to get pregnant again may want to discuss taking more aspirin with their doctors.