Pink or blue? New research shows that low gestational weight gain early in the pregnancy is correlated with having a baby of a certain sex.
Pregnancy and Birth
Being overweight can affect fertility, and now there is evidence that maternal weight at conception impacts how a fertilized egg divides and grows.
Women who consume fried foods more than 7 times a week pre-pregnancy are more likely to have gestational diabetes when they become pregnant.
New data highlights the importance of 3 key behaviors of all women of reproductive age for preventing gestational diabetes.
Exposure to two common phenols, parabens and triclosans, may disrupt the growth of boys in utero and during their first years of life.
A weight management program (diet and exercise advice, weekly group meetings) helped obese pregnant women limit weight gain and have healthier babies.
Black women born with low birth weight are at increased risk for the later development of type 2 diabetes mellitus, research shows.
New research shows that obstetricians may need to rethink how they screen certain patients for gestational diabetes mellitus.
New research presented at ACOG 2014 shows that inadequate weight gain in the second trimester is an independent risk factor for spontaneous preterm birth.
Reports of women being criticized for “intense” workouts in late pregnancy are circulating the Web. Are these criticisms clinically warranted, or are the criticizers just bullies?