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.
I stared at the message left on my desk after I returned from lunch. "Dr. _______ office requests you call today to schedule an appointment." I released my breath -- I knew at that moment I had cancer.
Because smoking has been linked to fertility problems, pregnancy-related complications and problems for your newborn, there's no time like today to kick the habit!
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.
A gluten-free diet can be your simple answer to restoring good health. Some people say that going gluten-free relieved a slew of health problems, from fatigue and acne to obesity.
There's nothing I enjoy more than waking up to the aroma of a cup of freshly brewing coffee, especially if my husband made it. Here's the study I've been hoping for! People who drink coffee live longer.
If you'd like to read through the study, here it is.
Pregnant women continue smoking during pregnancy at alarming rates, according to a study released last Wednesday, May 9, 2012.