Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Health & Pregnancy

News Related to Health & Pregnancy

  1. Having a Baby? Price Tag for Delivery Varies Widely

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The bill for delivering a healthy baby varies enormously among California hospitals, with new mothers facing cost differences of 8- to 10-fold depending on the hospital where they end up giving birth. California women

    Read Full Article
  2. Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Risk of Lung Disorder in Babies

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking certain antidepressants in late pregnancy more than doubles the odds of a lung complication in newborns, a new review says. Fortunately, the study also found that the absolute risk of the complication -- known as

    Read Full Article
  3. 'Teen Mom' Shows May Have Cut Teen Pregnancy Rate

    Two television series that follow teen girls through pregnancy, delivery and early motherhood may have prevented more than 20,000 births to American teens in 2010, according to a new study. It concluded that "16 and Pregnant" and a spinoff called "Teen Mom" reduced the U.S. teen birth rate by nearly

    Read Full Article
  4. Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's long been concern that certain drugs taken to control seizures might be unsafe for use by pregnant women, due to potential effects on the fetus. Now, new British research suggests that the drug levetiracetam does

    Read Full Article
  5. Premature 'Water Breaking' During Pregnancy Linked to Bacteria

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of bacteria are associated with water breaking prematurely in pregnant women, a new study indicates. Researchers arrived at their findings by analyzing samples of amniotic sacs (fetal membranes) from 48 women

    Read Full Article
  6. Eating Nuts During Pregnancy & Allergies in Kids

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Women who eat nuts during pregnancy -- and who aren't allergic themselves -- are less likely to have kids with nut allergies, a new study suggests. Dr. Michael Young, an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Harvard Me

    Read Full Article
  7. Docs Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women

    By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- In a new position statement, U.S. pediatricians say raw milk and cheeses are simply too risky for infants, children and pregnant women. The statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics, published online Dec. 16 in the

    Read Full Article
  8. Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Expectant mothers who smoke marijuana may triple their risk for a stillbirth, a new study suggests. The risk is also increased by smoking cigarettes, using other legal and illegal drugs and being exposed to secondhand smo

    Read Full Article
  9. U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to Fall

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy rates continue to decline in the United States, a federal report released Thursday shows. The rate reached a 12-year low in 2009, when there were about 102 pregnancies for every 1,000 women aged 15 to 44, acco

    Read Full Article
  10. Steroids for Preemies May Raise ADHD Risk

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Giving steroid injections to pregnant women before premature birth may increase the child's risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and other behavioral and emotional disorders, a small study suggests.

    Read Full Article
Displaying 51 - 60 of 937 Articles << Prev Page 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Next >>

Pregnancy Week-By-Week Newsletter

Delivered right to your inbox, get pictures and facts on
what to expect each week of your pregnancy.

Today on WebMD

Woman smiling as she reads pregnancy test
Slideshow
pregnant woman with salad
Quiz
 
pregnancy am i pregnant
Article
babyapp
NEW
 

slideshow fetal development
Slideshow
pregnancy first trimester warning signs
Article
 
What Causes Bipolar
Video
Woman trying on dress in store
Slideshow
 

pregnant woman
Article
Close up on eyes of baby breastfeeding
Video
 
healthtool pregnancy calendar
Tool
eddleman prepare your body pregnancy
Video