New research suggests that levels of a certain growth protein may help doctors and parents determine whether a particular child is likely to develop autism, and that this test can be done shortly after birth.
A new report suggests that women who experience preeclampsia during pregnancy may have a higher risk of developing kidney failure later in life.
Diabetes can be an issue for any individual, however, pregnant women may have more cause for concern than most. Diabetes and related conditions that often result, such as high blood pressure, can cause severe and even life-threatening complications. Because of this, the Endocrine Society has released a Clinical Practice Guideline for health care professionals to help them provide better care to pregnant women with diabetes.
It's more than understandable that celebrities want to avoid announcing a pregnancy too early or in the wrong way, but sometimes the suspense is just too much for the eager-to-know public.
According to the March of Dimes 2013 Premature Birth Report Card, instances of preterm birth are now at their lowest rate in 15 years.
New research presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology indicates that women who receive allergy shots while pregnant may help decrease their baby's risk of developing allergies.
Former model Kendra Wilkinson was spotted sprinting around a Los Angeles park this weekend with her 4-year-old son, Hank IV, just a few short days after Wilkinson announced her second pregnancy.
Most women will admit to craving a funny food or two during their pregnancy, and as it turns out, celebs are no different.
Folate, also referred to as folic acid or vitamin B9, is an essential nutrient that becomes increasingly important during pregnancy.
It was a sad day for Vanessa Carlton, who had to announce the cancelation of her tour after an emergency surgery resulting from an ectopic pregnancy.
It's an intensely personal moment when a couple first learns that they're pregnant, and how a family chooses to announce the pregnancy has to reflect the personalities and concerns of that unique pair of people.
Snoring may seem annoying or at times even comical, but for pregnant women it can be a real health concern - for their babies.
Actress Drew Barrymore, 38, confirmed rumors today that she is indeed pregnant.
Certain drugs may lose their effectiveness during pregnancy, such as the popular bipolar medication Lamictal.
One of the earliest sets of questions that arises for women once they become pregnant centers on employment and motherhood.