A 33-year-old mom who was 20 weeks pregnant, suffered cardiac arrest while at a church gathering. She was resuscitated, therapeutically cooled, kept at 90 degrees for 12 hours and re-warmed. While she was being cooled, the fetus was monitored, who experienced fetal shivering which stopped once the mother was re-warmed.
Group B strep isn't a sexually transmitted infection; it's a normal bacteria many pregnant women have in their bodies. There aren't any symptoms and it isn't harmful to you or your partner. The bacteria could harm your baby, however. Here's how you can protect your baby's health.
If you've just started your third trimester, there's 10 weeks to go! You'll be holding your new bundle in your arms soon! While you're hugging your precious bump in anticipation, what can you expect at your early third trimester prenatal appointment?
Your body makes about 50 percent more fluids during pregnancy. These extra fluids account for about 25 percent of the weight you're expected to gain. With all that extra fluid, it's no surprise that swelling is a normal part of pregnancy. Here's how you can stay comfortable and soothe swelling.
Although my pregnancy was a surprise, nothing was more exciting than learning I was going to be a mother. However, that emotion quickly changed to disbelief when I was diagnosed with an aggressive breast cancer just days later. Luckily, I found hope for two.
Toxoplasma gondii causes a disease known as toxoplasmosis. A healthy person's immune system usually keeps the parasite from causing illness.
For years, overweight and obese women have been told they can't diet during pregnancy. A recent study suggests that controlling what and how much you eat benefits moms and babies.
New research shows women who have certain pregnancy complications are more prone to heart disease later in life. Learn how you can even those odds.
You might hear "this and that" about hair loss caused by pregnancy. Chances are, you'll have a lovely head of hair during pregnancy, but during the postpartum months, you might think you're going bald -- here's why.
If your doctor suggests removing abnormal cells with a procedure called LEEP, your first concern might be around future pregnancies. How does LEEP affect pregnancy and birth? Find out right now!