Pregnancy and Birth

Did you know? A physician-diagnosed fear of childbrith increases the risk of postpartum depression in women with no previous history of depression.

Pregnancy and Birth

Reports of women being criticized for “intense” workouts in late pregnancy are circulating the Web. Are these criticisms clinically warranted, or are the criticizers just bullies?

Placing a newborn on the mother’s abdomen or chest immediately after delivery and before the umbilical cord is clamped doesn’t affect placental transfusion volume.

Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify this anomaly?

New research shows that too much or too little maternal weight gain in pregnancy is associated with the child’s risk of being overweight or obese in early childhood.

A new meta-analysis has quantified the risk of preeclampsia and other adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with chronic hypertension.

Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify this well-known anomaly?

Not losing any baby weight within 1 year after delivery increases a woman’s risk of diabetes and heart disease, new research shows.


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