Nursing Moms Not Getting Enough Fatty Acids
Pregnant and postpartum women aren't getting enough omega-3 fatty acids, putting the development of their babies' nervous and immune systems at risk.
Analysis Offers Guidance on Breast Milk Expression
There are several techniques new mothers can use to express breast milk more comfortably while yielding higher output, a meta-analysis finds.
Should Hospital Cafeteria Food Be Healthier?
POLL: How healthy should hospital food be? Should junk food not be offered at all, removing any temptation, or should people make better choices?
Does Body Fat, Other Factors Cause Incontinence?
New research identifies 3 factors that may play a role in menopause-related storage lower urinary tract symptoms, or incontinence.
Study Shows No Benefit of PFMT for Prolapse
Pelvic floor muscle training, or Kegel exercises, did not improve pelvic organ prolapse in a group of women after a vaginal delivery, research shows.
Are You Comfortable Prescribing HRT?
POLL: How do you compare with your colleagues in your comfort level for prescribing hormone replacement therapy for symptoms of menopause.
More Women Opting for Single Embryo Transfers
A new report by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology has shown a shift in women's preferences for the number of embryos transferred.
Risk of Type 2 Diabetes after GDM Can Be Reduced
Medical and lifestyle interventions successfully lowered the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
Make Pills OTC to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy Rate
New research highlights a way to reduce the rate of unintended pregnancies, but it requires two changes to current policy.
FDA Approves New Hormonal IUD
Another option for long-term reversible contraception has been approved, but this one will be available to many public health clinics as well.