Maternal and Fetal Infections Overview

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1.6 Million Child-Bearing Women in Latin America Could Get Zika: Study

2nd Antibiotic Halves C-Section Infection Rate: Study

3 Drugs Identified to Potentially Fight Zika Virus

3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth

3 Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Found in Florida

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids

Air Pollution Tied to Stillbirth in Small Study

Almost 3 in 10 Women Get Pregnant Naturally After Fertility Treatments

Antibody Treatment Shields Fetus From Zika -- in Mice

Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds

Antiviral Flu Drugs Safe in Mid-to-Late Pregnancy: Study

Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids?

Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy May Make for Heavier Infants

Birth Defects From Zika More Far-Reaching Than Thought

Blood Pressure Problems During Pregnancy, Heart Trouble Later?

Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?

Can Pregnancy Problems Foretell Future Health Risks?

Can Stress Lower a Woman's Fertility?

Cases of Zika-Linked Birth Defects Dropped in Brazil in 2016

Cat Scratch Can Sometimes Lead to Serious Illness: CDC

CDC Awards $2.4M to 5 Locales to Fight Zika

CDC Reports Six Cases of Birth Defects Caused by Zika

CDC's Frieden: We're Nearly Out of Money to Fight Zika

Certain Bacteria May Affect Preterm Birth Risk

Cesarean Birth Linked to Risk of Obesity in Childhood

Common Vaccine Safe for Mother, Fetus

Congress Can't Agree on Additional Funding to Fight Zika

Coping With Sleep Loss During Pregnancy

Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids?

Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk?

Could Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Blood Pressure Predict Baby's Gender?

Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk?

Could Weight-Loss Surgery Boost Odds of Preemie Birth?

Couples Living in Zika Areas Should Delay Pregnancy, WHO Advises

C-Sections May Be Causing Evolutionary Changes

Curbing Excess Weight Gain in Pregnancy May Not Lower Risk for Complications

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages

Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women

Delivering Twins at 37 Weeks May Help Prevent Stillbirths

Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Pose Harm to Baby

Do Weekend Deliveries Pose Risks for Moms?

Do Women Who Have Kids Later Live Longer?

Doctors Describe First U.S. Case of Locally Acquired Zika in Pregnancy

Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy?

Don't Ban Anonymous Sperm Donations: Study

Don't Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say

Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet

Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies

Every Day in the Womb Boosts Babies' Brain Development: Study

Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Slightly Raise Baby's Cerebral Palsy Risk

Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy

Exercise Typically Healthy During Pregnancy, Olympic Panel Says

Expectant Mom's Flu Shot Protects 2

FDA Issues Anesthesia Warning for Pregnant Women, Kids Under 3

FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome a Global Problem: Report

Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk

For Teens With Leukemia, Pregnancy Tests Often Neglected

Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women

Funds to Fight Zika Nearly Exhausted: CDC

Gestational Diabetes May Lead to More Body Fat on Babies

Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry

Half of U.S. Women Weigh Too Much Before Getting Pregnant

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks

Health Tip: Avoid Useless Calories During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Choosing a Pregnancy Pillow

Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Losing Hair After Pregnancy

Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats

Health Tip: Preparing Your Baby for a Sibling

Health Tip: Sleeping When You're Pregnant

Health Tip: Ward Off Infections During Pregnancy

Health Tip: Watch Medication Use During Pregnancy

Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike Expectant and New Dads, Too

Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women

If 1st Baby's Early, 2nd Will Be Too: Study

Induced Labor Won't Raise Autism Risk in Kids, Research Suggests

Is Morning Sickness a Good Thing?

Is Summer Peak Time for Diabetes Tied to Pregnancy?

Kids Born to Opioid-Addicted Moms Seem to Fare Poorly in School

Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their Peers

Less Labor Pain, Lower Postpartum Depression Risk?

Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study

Makeup of Germs in Newborn's Gut May Triple Allergy, Asthma Risk

Male Birth Control in a Shot: Promising, But More Work Needed

Many Fertility Apps, Websites Miss the Mark

Many Smartphone 'Fertility Apps' May Not Work

Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study

Mildly Low Thyroid Function in Pregnancy Not a Threat: Study

Mom-to-Be's Antidepressant Use May Be Tied to Speech Issues in Child

Monkey Study Shows How Zika May Harm Baby's Brain Development

More Evidence That Zika Causes Microcephaly

More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving

More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure

More Pregnant Women Getting Flu Shot, But Improvement Needed

More Than Half of Brazilian Women Avoid Pregnancy Due to Zika Fear

Mouse Models Reveal How Zika Infects Fetuses

MRI Helps Assess Fetal Brain Abnormalities: Study

MRIs Safe During First Months of Pregnancy: Study

New Clues on How Zika Causes Brain Birth Defects

New Clues to Zika's Threat to Fetus, and How to Stop It

New Fetal Views in 3-D

New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects

New Moms Get No Iron Boost From Eating Placenta: Study

Newer Epilepsy Drugs May Be Safer During Pregnancy

Obese Couples May Take Longer to Conceive

Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy

Obstetric Complications Tied to Slightly Upped Risk for Autism

Online Calculator May Help Couples Predict Fertility Rx Success

Pain, Epilepsy Drug Lyrica May Increase Birth Defects Risk, Study Suggests

Past Kidney Damage Linked to Pregnancy Problems

Pot Smoking Common Among Pregnant Teens: Survey

Pot Use in Pregnancy on the Upswing, Study Finds

Pregnancy Flu Shot Protects Newborn for 8 Weeks: Study

Pregnancy May Boost Stroke Risk in Younger Women: Study

Pregnancy May Spur 'Mothering' Changes in a Woman's Brain

Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report

Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Poses Risks for Mom, Baby

Pregnant or Planning to Be? How to Protect Yourself From Zika Virus

Premature Calcium Deposits May Trigger Premature Births: Study

Premature or Early Menopause More Likely in Women Without Kids: Study

Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth

Put Birth Control in Place Right After Childbirth

Quitting Smoking While Pregnant: What Works

Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC

Researchers Find Another Way Zika Can Harm Babies

Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice

Risk of Birth Defects 20 Times Higher for Zika Moms: CDC

Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts

Scans Show Range of Zika-Linked Infant Brain Defects

Scientists Probe Zika's Path to the Fetus

Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth

Self-Harm a Cause of Death During Pregnancy and for New Moms

Should Pregnant Women Always Be Treated for Underactive Thyroid?

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported

Smoking in Pregnancy Tied to Kidney Damage in Kids

Some Pregnant Women Still Travel to Zika-Affected Areas

Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study

Steep Rise in Births to U.S. Women Using Opioids

Strong Link Emerges Between Zika, Spikes in Temporary Paralysis Cases

Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids

Study Casts Doubt on Long-Used Morning Sickness Drug

Study Counters Link Between Excess Pregnancy Weight and Overweight Kids

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly

Study Shows How Zika Attacks Infant Brain

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible'

Timing Conception Might Help Reduce Zika Risk in Affected Areas

Timing of Zika Infection in Pregnancy May Be Key to Birth Defect Risk

Tips for Avoiding Back-to-School Germs, Illnesses

Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study

Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy

Tracking Blood Sugar in Pregnancy Might Lower Heart Defect Risk for Baby

U.N. Tightens Safe Sex Guidelines for Visitors to Zika Zones

U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine

U.S. Health Care Costs From Birth Defects Total Almost $23 Billion a Year

U.S. Maternal Death Rate Is Rising

U.S. Premature Births Rise for 1st Time in 8 Years

U.S. Sees Big Drop in Number of Babies Born With HIV

U.S. Teen Births Hit Another Record Low: CDC

Upside of Late Delivery: Possible Brain Boost?

Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough

Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications

What Mom-to-Be Eats Determines Bugs in Baby's Gut: Study

What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Whooping Cough Shot Safe for Pregnant Women

With Zika at the Doorstep, U.S. Health Officials Brace for Battle

Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads

Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too

Zika Causes Widespread Damage to Fetal Brain

Zika Destroys Fetal Brain Cells, Lab Study Finds

Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests

Zika May Persist for Months in Newborns, Study Shows

Zika-Linked Birth Defects Surge in Colombia: CDC