Woof! Does Fido Belong in the Hospital Delivery Room?
A woman in England had her therapy dog present when she delivered. Is that wise? Is it safe? Bioethicist Art Caplan talks about the pros and cons.
Video: Safe Bug Sprays During Pregnancy
Pregnant women are worried about mosquito bites since the Zika virus outbreak. They want to keep bugs away, but which spray repellents are safe to use?
Video: How Long Should It Take to Conceive?
If you’re trying to conceive, how long should it take? It depends on your age and if you have other health conditions.
Video: Why Folic Acid is Important for Conception
Folic acid is essential for women trying to have a baby. A look at why and when they should take it.
Video: Good Food for Getting Pregnant
Good nutrition and a healthy body weight can help women who are trying to conceive. Also, some nutrients are more important than others.
Video: Prenatal Vitamins
Why women should take a prenatal vitamin and what supplements to look for.
Video: How Stress Affects Your Chances of Getting Pregnant
Stress is rough on your body and can affect your fertility. Here’s what you can do to relieve your anxiety.
Video: Early Signs of Pregnancy
Morning sickness is a given, but what other signs might suggest you’re pregnant?
Video: What They Don’t Tell You About Childbirth
Women share stories about what it’s truly like to give birth, from their water breaking to cutting the umbilical cord.
Designer Babies: Gore and Topol on Fetal Genome Sequencing
Medscape Editor-in-Chief Eric Topol, MD, recently spoke with former Vice President Al Gore about his book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. In this segment, Mr. Gore addresses the pros and cons of fetal genome sequencing and explains his concern that this technology could be used to create so-called designer babies.