Pregnancy and Medical Conditions
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Pregnancy and Medical Conditions

1 in 3 Young U.S. Women Uses 'Withdrawal' for Birth Control

5 Percent of U.S. Kids 'Severely Obese,' Experts Warn

5 Things Kids Should Tell Their Asthma Doctor

A Better Test for Down Syndrome?

A Deadly Form of Diabetes That Doctors Sometimes Miss

Abnormal BMI Tips Scale Toward Pregnancy Complications, Study Says

Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies

Allergies: As American as Apple Pie?

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Tied to Slight Risk of Lung Disorder in Babies

Antioxidant Supplements Don't Help Women Get Pregnant: Review

Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication

Asthma Care Critical During Pregnancy, Study Finds

Babies Born to Moms Over 35 May Have Lower Risk for Certain Birth Defects

Babies May Remember Words Heard Before Birth

Bacteria Infection Risk May Be Higher for Pregnant Women With Diabetes

Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery

Behavioral Therapy Might Ease Kids' Migraine Symptoms

Bipolar Disorder Drug May Need Adjusting in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Birth Defect Risk Doubles in Children Born to Cousins: Study

Birth Rates Good After Implanting 1 Embryo, Study Finds

Births From Fertility Treatments Hit 5 Million Mark: Report

Black Infants in U.S. Twice as Likely to Die as Whites: CDC

Black Kids With Diabetes Less Likely to Get Eye Exams

Blood Levels of Banned Flame Retardant Drop for Pregnant Women in California

Blood Sugar Monitoring System Approved for Children

Blood Test Shows Promise in Gauging Risk for Pregnancy Complication

BPA Exposure Tied to Undescended Testicles in Boys

Bump Seen in Substance Abuse Treatment During Pregnancy

Can Hearing Music in the Womb Boost Babies' Brain Development?

Can High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet Boost Fertility Treatment?

Cardiac Arrest During Childbirth More Common Than Thought: Study

Cashiers May Absorb Controversial Chemical When Handling Receipts

Cat Poop May Pose Health Risk

Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood

Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study

Childhood Obesity Quadruples Chances of Adult Hypertension: Study

Children of Teen Mothers Don't Have Mental Disadvantage, Study Suggests

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Tied to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications

Could Longer Maternity Leave Prevent Postpartum Depression?

Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?

Could Mothers' Allergy Shots in Pregnancy Lower Kids' Risk?

C-Section Birth May Raise Risk of Adult Obesity: Study

Cultural 'Myths' Could Shape Pregnant Women's Expectations

Dental Care Safe for Pregnant Women: Experts

Depression During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Psychiatric Trouble in Kids

Dialysis Benefits Pregnant Women With Kidney Disease, Study Finds

Did Men's Yen for Younger Women Cause Menopause?

Different Bacteria Levels Seen in Women Who Give Preterm Birth: Study

Doctors' Groups Warn Against Underwater Births

Doctors Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women

Don't Order Fetal Ultrasound Videos As Souvenirs: FDA

Don't Rule Out Vaginal Delivery for Twins, Study Says

Drinking Before First Pregnancy Raises Risk of Breast Cancer: Study

Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds

Early Elective Childbirth May Raise Health Risks for Babies, Moms: Study

Early Respiratory Infection May Double Type 1 Diabetes Risk: Study

'Eating for Two' During Pregnancy Could Pack on Too Many Pounds

Eating More Nuts During Pregnancy Might Help Prevent Allergies in Kids: Study

Embryo Selection May Help Prevent Some Inherited Disorders

Epidural May Beat Patient-Controlled Painkiller for Childbirth, Study Finds

Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy May Affect Infants' Fine Motor Skills

Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children

Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says

Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby

Exposure To Common Chemical May Raise Risk of Preemie Delivery: Study

Extreme Birth Weights Tied to Autism in Swedish Study

FDA Announces New Safety Measures for Narcotic Painkillers

FDA Approves 'Morning-After' Pill Without a Prescription

FDA Explores '3-Person' Embryo Fertilization

FDA Warns Pregnant Women About Migraine Drugs

Fertility Treatments Behind High Rates of Multiple Births: Study

Fetal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Tied to Hearing Loss in Teens

Fever in 1st Trimester Might Raise Risk of Birth Defects

Fever-Related Seizures in Kids Eased by Epilepsy Drug: Study

Few Parents Use Kids' Asthma Meds Correctly: Study

First Trimester Appears Crucial for Baby's Heart Health

First-Time Cesarean Rates Dipped in 2012: CDC

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later

Flame-Retardant Chemicals Could Be Toxic to Kids

For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs

Gel May Offer Simple Treatment for Newborns With Low Blood Sugar

Genes May Boost Woman's Risk of Postpartum Depression

Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections

Health Risks, Costs Much Higher With Multiple Births: Study

Health Tip: Dealing With a Child's Cough

Health Tip: Don't Despair About Your Pregnant Body

Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Late Pregnancy

Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Get Healthy Before Pregnancy

Health Tip: Help Kids With Diabetes Deal With Shots

Health Tip: If Your Child Has Diabetes

Health Tip: Keep Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Preparing to Become Pregnant

Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Heart Health

Health Tip: Should I Work During Pregnancy?

Health Tip: Stay Healthier Throughout Pregnancy

Health Tip: Take Care of Your Teeth During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Understanding Gestational Diabetes

Health Tip: Why Take Folic Acid?

Healthy Lifestyle May Mean Healthy Pregnancy

Heart Disease No. 1 Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths in California: Study

Heat Waves Tied to Higher Rates of Early-Term Deliveries

Heavier Pregnant Women Tend to Deliver Prematurely

Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks

High Blood Pressure Common Among Overweight Kids

Home Visits During Pregnancy and Beyond May Give Poor Kids a Boost

Hospital Policy Spurs New Moms to Get Whooping Cough Shot

How to Handle a Child's Seizure

Hurricane Readiness Tips for Pregnant Women

Ibuprofen, Aleve Won't Raise Miscarriage Risk: Study

Induced Labor Linked to Raised Risk of Autism, Study Suggests

Infants Exposed to Smoking in Womb at Risk of Infections, Death: Study

Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids

Infertility Rate Declines Among U.S. Couples

Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

Iodine Supplements May Be Too Much of a Good Thing

Iron Supplements May Prevent Anemia During Pregnancy

IUD Won't Hurt Future Fertility, Study Contends

Keep Beauty Regimen Safe During Pregnancy, Doctor Advises

Keep the Holidays Merry for Kids With Diabetes

Kidney Transplant Rejection Drugs Tied to Pregnancy Risks in Study

Kids Born With HIV May Face Heart Risks Later, Study Suggests

Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says

Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say

Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy

Kids Who Undergo Heart Transplant Living Longer: Study

Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Lipsticks, Glosses Contain Toxic Metals: Report

Listeria Food Poisoning Hits Elderly, Moms-to-Be Hardest: CDC

Living Near Major Roadways in Pregnancy Tied to Respiratory Woes in Children

Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Development

Low Vitamin D Could Up Risk for Birth Complication: Study

Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights

Lung Ultrasound Can Spot Risk of Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy: Study

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Temporarily Dull Nicotine Craving

Male Birth Control Shows Promise in Mice

Many New Mothers Skip Important 6-Week Checkup, Study Finds

Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy

Medicaid Paying for More U.S. Births: Study

Mental Ills in Kids With Epilepsy May Depend on Seizure Location

Mercury Levels Dropping in Younger U.S. Women: Report

Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble

Moms With Lupus More Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Suggests

Month of Conception Might Raise Odds of Premature Birth: Study

More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism

More Infants Surviving With Serious Heart Defects, Study Finds

More Signs Autism May Originate During Pregnancy

More U.S. Women Having Kids in Their 30s and 40s: Report

More Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Autism Risk for Kids: Study

Most Americans Say 'No' to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

Most Men With Erectile Dysfunction Don't Seem to Get Treatment

Most Pregnant Women Treated for Migraines Able to Deliver Vaginally

Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks

Mother's Immune System Might Play Role in Certain Cases of Autism

Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk

Mother's Smoking, Early Birth May Raise ADHD Risk in Children

Mouse Study Hints at Plastics Chemical's Link to Prostate Cancer Risk

Move More to Control Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Study

Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study

Natural Delivery After a C-Section Often Successful: Study

Nebulizers May Not Deliver Full Drug Dose to Kids With Asthma

New Infertility Treatment Leads to First Baby, Researchers Report

New Moms, the Obese Prone to Flu Complications, Analysis Finds

New Test May Spot Which Embryos Stand Greatest Chance of Survival

Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later

Nicotine Patches Don't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking: Study

No Connection Between Induced Labor, Autism: Obgyns

Non-Delivery Hospital Stay May Raise Clot Risk During Pregnancy

Ob/Gyn Groups Issue Guidelines to Lower C-Section Rates

Obama Administration to Challenge Judge's Ruling on 'Morning-After' Pill

Obese Kids More Likely to Have Asthma, With Worse Symptoms

Obese Women Just As Likely to Have Success Using IVF With Donor Eggs

Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds

Obesity May Reduce Odds of IVF Success, Study Finds

One in Five Kids May 'Outgrow' Asthma

Overweight Moms May Have Dangerously Big Babies

Pediatrician Group Issues Home Birth Policy Statement

Pesticide Exposure Linked to Changes in Fetal Movement: Study

Physical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Health Woes as Adults

Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids

Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk

Popular Morning Sickness Drug Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Postpartum Depression Risk May Rise for New Moms in Big Cities

Pot Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Stillbirth Risk

Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development

Pregnancy Adds Challenge for Teens Treated for Drug Abuse, Report Says

Pregnancy Odds Good for Childhood Cancer Survivors, Study Finds

Pregnancy Problem, Smaller Babies Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk in Study

Pregnancy-Related Diabetes Tied to Future Heart Risk

Pregnant and Obese: Early Deaths Noted Among Offspring

Pregnant Women May Be More Vulnerable to Potentially Dangerous Infection: Study

Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood

Premature 'Water Breaking' During Pregnancy Linked to Bacteria

Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests

Preterm Boys Face Worse Odds Than Girls, Study Says

Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds

Protect Your Kids From Pollen Allergies: Expert

Recession Forced Cutbacks in Care for Special Needs Kids: Study

Researchers Describe 1st 'Functional Cure' of HIV in Baby

Schizophrenia Linked to Pregnancy Complications, Study Suggests

Scientists Pinpoint Which Kids With Heart Muscle Disease Are in Most Danger

Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Miscarriage Risk

September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study

Severe Blood Infections During Childbirth on Rise in U.S. Women

Shift Work Might Affect Women's Periods, Fertility: Study

Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk

Sleepless Nights May Hurt School Performance of Kids With Asthma

Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks

Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Tied to Bipolar Disorder in Adult Offspring: Study

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Later Nicotine Addiction in Daughters

Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'

Smoking While Pregnant Raises Baby's Risk of Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip

Snoring in Pregnancy Tied to Possible Health Concerns

Some Blackboard Chalks Might Spur Allergies in Kids: Study

Some Painkillers Tied to Certain Birth Defects in Study

Spotting Cause of Newborn Brain Injury Could Aid Prevention, Report Says

Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study

Start Heart-Healthy Lessons in Childhood, Expert Says

Stress May Diminish a Woman's Fertility, Study Suggests

Stroke Risk May Persist Longer Than Thought After Childbirth

Study of Male Birth Defect Lets Pesticides Off the Hook -- for Now

Study Sees Link Between Mom's Flu, Bipolar Risk for Children

Study Sees No Link Between Drinking During Early Pregnancy and Birth Woes

Study Sees No Link Between Mercury Exposure, Autistic Behavior

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

Study Ties Home Births to Higher Infant Death Rates

Study Ties Weight-Loss Surgery to Higher Risk of Preemie Birth

Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy

Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents

Surgery Might Top Drugs as First Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Synthetic Pot Use Can Mimic Symptoms of Prenatal Disorder

Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Not Raise Autism Risk

'Talking' Medical Devices, Apps Continue to Evolve

Talking to Your Daughter About Puberty

Task Force: Screen for Gestational Diabetes After 24 Weeks of Pregnancy

Teen Pregnancy Rates Much Higher for Girls With Serious Mental Illness: Study

Testing for Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Should Be Routine, Experts Say

Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma

Thyroid Disorders Tied to Complications in Pregnancy

Tiniest Newborns Often Lead Normal Adult Lives, Study Finds

Topamax Approval for Migraines Expanded to Younger Users

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma

Type 2 Diabetes Progresses Faster in Kids, Study Finds

Typical Pregnancy Length May Vary More Than Thought

U.S. Abortion Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 1973: Report

U.S. Home Births Continued Steady Increase in 2012: CDC

U.S. Panel Urges Diabetes Screening for All Pregnant Women

U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report

U.S. Pregnancy Rates Continue to Fall

U.S. Women Delay Motherhood, Teen Births Historically Low: CDC

Urine Test May Spot Heart, Kidney Risk in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study

Use of Tylenol in Pregnancy Tied to Higher ADHD Risk in Child

Video Game Teaches Kids How to Spot a Stroke

What to Do When Lightning Strikes

White House to Challenge Ruling on Unlimited Access to 'Morning-After' Pill

Whooping Cough Risk Higher Among Kids Who Miss Vaccinations: Study

Women in Labor May Be Fine Taking in Nourishment, Study Finds

Women With Asthma May Take Longer to Get Pregnant: Study

Women's Weight-Loss Surgery May Benefit Later Offspring

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study