Researchers have found that the genes active in a person’s belly fat are significantly different from those in her thigh fat. Here's what that means.
Mothers who experience significant prenatal stress may have to deal with a lot more stress in years to come, as they might unintentionally be increasing their child's future risk for behavioral issues.
If you realize you are dreading checkups because you don't like your doctor, or you don't particularly trust his judgment, can you change prenatal caregivers - even during your pregnancy?
Black women are equally, if not more, likely to experience infertility than white women - but they often cope with it in silence and isolation.
Often running on empty, new moms may need a bit more flexibility and support to ease back into exercise after giving birth.
Self-worth needs to go beyond appearance fin order to nurture a positive body image. Here are five keys.
Breastfeeding your newborn should be easy and trouble-free for most mothers. An expert in the field offers a few ways nursing your baby can be made easier.
A lack of sleep during pregnancy doesn't just make the mom-to-be tired - it can make labor and delivery tougher, too.
For some seriously questionable old-fashioned marital advice from 1861, take a look at one doctor's sex rules for couples.
Could a relatively obscure herpes virus be keeping you from getting a positive pregnancy test? A study has found that the little-known member of the human herpesvirus family -- HHV-6A -- infects the lining of ... Read more...
Little attention has been given to the sexual dynamics of couples as they navigate infertility and treatments like IVF.
Allowing a mom in labor more time to deliver her baby can cut the chance of cesarean delivery in half.
Overall, it's not just how many iron-rich foods you have, but what you do with them that makes all the difference.
These four sheets of free printable pregnancy belly stickers in blue with red can make capturing your growing baby bump in pictures a little more fun! With these free downloadable stickers, you can show off yo... Read more...
These four sheets of free printable pregnancy belly stickers in red with aqua can make capturing your growing baby bump in pictures a little more fun! With these free downloadable stickers, you can show off yo... Read more...
During hysterectomies for non-cancerous conditions, the choice to remove Fallopian tubes while keeping the ovaries may help protect against ovarian cancer and preserve hormonal levels.
Diabetes during pregnancy is difficult enough - but now it appears that breastfeeding moms may have an increased risk of a low breastmilk supply.
Who is having early elective births between 37 and 39 weeks gestation? Researchers crunched some numbers to find out.
There are plenty of helpful experts advising soon-to-be moms about pregnancy - but here are 8 things every brand new mom needs to know.
Women who lift weights twice a week can prevent --or at least slow down - middle-age spread and weight gain, a study suggests.
A study has confirmed what many women have long suspected: pregnancy permanently changes the size and shape of a woman's feet.
Scientists continue to search for even better ways to overcome the challenges of infertility.