Birth Control Pills Recalled
Pfizer, Inc. recalled 14 lots of Lo/ Ovral-28 and 14 lots of Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol birth control pills because they were incorrectly made and may not prevent pregnancy.
Explaining Boys' Language Delay
Many new mothers wonder why their toddler sons don’t speak as well – or as quickly – as other children. A new Australian has an answer: Blame it on testosterone.
For many Americans, a jolt of caffeine is a crucial part of a morning regimen. Some babies need caffeine too, as it can help preemies who suffer from a special breathing problem.
Birth Control Pill Debate Heats Up
The support of two advisory committees to the FDA for birth control pills with drospirenone is in question. A industry watchdog group pointed out various relationships among committee members.
One Drink is One Too Many During Pregnancy
If you're thinking just one beer or just a single glass of wine during pregnancy can't hurt, think again. A new study reveals that every drop counts.
The Best Prenatal Care
It's common knowledge that good prenatal care is important for the health of both mother and child. But what, exactly, should a pregnant woman be doing?
Advances in Fertility
For men and women who yearn for children and try unsuccessfully to conceive, sometimes for years, fertility problems can be devastating. In recent decades many technologies have been developed, such as in vitro fertilization, that help people conceive a child much more successfully.
Pregnancy after Kidney Transplant
Women with kidney disease or kidney failure often face fertility problems. If she is lucky enough to get a kidney transplant, a woman may improve her reproductive health. But is it still safe for her to get pregnant?
Gel Can Prevent An Early Delivery
If you’re expecting or plan on getting pregnant, there’s treatment that can help you have a safer, longer pregnancy. A vaginal hormone gel may prevent premature births, which can help women who have a short cervix and are at risk for delivering prematurely, according to a new study.
Your "Muffin Top" Produces a Bigger Baby
Are you convinced that your muffin top isn't hurting anyone, so there's no need to lose it? Think again. A new study shows that packing on extra pounds is bad for your baby - even if you're not pregnant yet.