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Maternal Weight Affects How Embryos Develop
Being overweight can affect fertility, and now there is evidence that maternal weight at conception impacts how a fertilized egg divides and grows.
Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids
Two studies show that the emotional impact of uterine fibroids is significant but support is lacking, especially in African American women.
Fried Food Ups Gestational Diabetes Risk
Women who consume fried foods more than 7 times a week pre-pregnancy are more likely to have gestational diabetes when they become pregnant.
3 Ways to Prevent Gestational Diabetes
New data highlights the importance of 3 key behaviors of all women of reproductive age for preventing gestational diabetes.
FDA Approves New Anti-Obesity Drug
Contrave, a combination of naltrexone and buproprion, has been approved for long-term weight loss management in overweight and obese adults.
Phenols May Disrupt In Utero Growth in Boys
Exposure to two common phenols, parabens and triclosans, may disrupt the growth of boys in utero and during their first years of life.
Intervention Curbs Weight Gain in Obese Pregnant Women
A weight management program (diet and exercise advice, weekly group meetings) helped obese pregnant women limit weight gain and have healthier babies.
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