Switching doctors midway through your pregnancy

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?

How embryos get nutrients from mom

Exactly how human embryos could get all of the nutrition they needed during the first 11 weeks of pregnancy has been a mystery - until now.

Prenatal stress might trigger schizophrenia, PTSD, autism

When mothers are exposed to trauma, illness, alcohol or other drug abuse, these stressors may activate a single molecular trigger in brain cells that can go awry, and activate conditions such as schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder and some forms of autism.