ARTICLES RELATING TO PREGNANCY

Mom's diabetes control in pregnancy may affect kids' brains

2015-06-29 10:15

The children of mothers with type 1 diabetes tend to perform better in school if their mother's blood glucose levels were well controlled during pregnancy.

Parenting: the constant unknown

2015-06-19 11:15

A young couple considers the scary and wonderful consequences of deciding to be parents for the first time.

Newborns with mothers on SSRIs at slighter higher risk of rare disorder

2015-06-03 09:57

Babies born to mothers who took SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy are at a slightly higher risk of a rare circulatory disorder although the risk is still relatively low.

Drinking five espressos a day is okay

2015-05-28 11:32

According to the European Food Safety Authority, the amount of caffeine in five espressos per day poses no health risk for the average person.

Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part II

2015-05-26 11:32

DietDoc takes a look at some of the indicators of healthy nutrition during pregnancy and best practices that lead to greater success in achieving a healthy pre-pregnancy weight.

Baby's gender may influence mom's diabetes risk

2015-05-21 16:01

Your baby's gender could influence your diabetes risk as carrying sons is linked to gestational diabetes, while girls mean later risk of type 2- research shows.

Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part I

2015-05-18 13:31

DietDoc highlights the importance of a mother-to-be's lifestyle before her baby is even conceived.

11 bizarre pregnancy facts

2015-05-14 15:17

Some remarkable occurrences during pregnancy seem almost unbelievable.

Blind woman ‘sees’ baby for first time

2015-05-08 08:39

3D printing technology allows blind woman to see her unborn baby.

Chemo in pregnancy: Real-life stories

2015-04-24 11:23

These moms share their difficult stories of cancer treatments during pregnancy.

 

Men and women react to crazy pregnancy facts

2015-06-22 14:12

"It just looks generally awful and uncomfortable."

Eating own placenta has no benefits for women

2015-06-05 15:05

Studies have shown no data to support the claim that eating one's placenta has any health benefits, as touted by stars like Kourtney Kardashian.

Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part III

2015-06-01 12:41

DietDoc explains why it is important that pregnant mothers get enough iron, zinc, folic acid and vitamin D – for their own health and the health of their babies.

Live births

2015-05-26 14:55

Different birth methods and styles caught on video. [WARNING: GRAPHIC]

More babies born to mothers addicted to pain meds

2015-05-22 17:08

The number of infants born to American mothers addicted to prescription pain medications is rising, and so are the costs of treating those babies, researchers report.

New test for Down syndrome a 'major advance'

2015-05-19 11:55

A new test that analyses foetal DNA in a pregnant woman's bloodstream is apparently much more effective than other screening methods.

‘Anti-fit’ mom gets nude for a great reason

2015-05-15 15:07

This mom has chosen to empower women by taking off her clothes.

Men experience pregnancy, birth and newborns

2015-05-13 12:12

"It's the most painful thing in the world."

Will Kate have induced labour?

2015-04-29 10:50

Here's what to expect should a doctor choose to induce labour.

Terrible parenting advice

2015-04-22 14:37

Parents share the worst parenting advice they've ever received.

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