Tag: pregnancy

Could Your Diet Be Hurting Your Fertility?

If you’re ready to get on the baby-making train, or have been trying for a while, nutrition is the right place to start. Even...

Exercising While Pregnant May Lower Cardiovascular Risk in Newborns

There are few worse feelings in the world for a mother than when a baby is born with a heart defect. Congenital heart defects,...

How to Prevent Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing, but you may find some of the effects it has on your body to be not so beautiful. We’re talking...

Prenatal DDT Exposure Linked to Chronic Health Risks

Some readers viewing this headline may wonder why we're still reporting on DDT - after all, this insecticide has not been used in the...

Study: Antidepressants During Pregnancy Linked to Metabolic Disorders in Children

As pregnancy is a time when women experience major hormonal changes, mood disturbances and depression are quite common. About 20 percent of pregnant women...

Importance of Iodine During Pregnancy

According to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), approximately one third of pregnant women may be mildly deficient in iodine,...

Childhood Obesity Starts in the Womb

All expecting mothers have certain food cravings, and these cravings are, unfortunately, often for not-so-healthy snacks. While the occasional indulgence may be key to...

Second Study Links Autism to Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy

The use of antidepressants has skyrocketed over the last two decades, and was the third most common prescription drug taken by Americans of all...

BPA Interferes With Brain Development: 5 Ways to Limit Exposure

Q: We're trying to get pregnant. I've heard so much about how chemicals in plastics can harm a fetus - and cause a child...

Study: Air Pollution Linked to Stillbirth Risk

Air pollution has been previously linked to increased risk of developing breathing and lung problems, such as asthma and COPD. However, new research reveals...

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