- July 31st, 2012
Doctors in Britain have begun administering the diabetes drug metformin to unborn babies of morbidly obese mothers-to-be in an attempt to reduce the fetuses’ weight.
- March 31st, 2012
Enduring a high-risk pregnancy can be an overwhelming experience of stress, fear, and unknowns that lead to more questions than answers. Many high-risk mothers-to-be adhere to strict regimes of bed rest, face major changes in lifestyle and relationships, and are subject to dozens of doctor visits to protect their unborn child.
- April 1st, 2010
Pregnancy is famously a time of lifestyle choices, such as skipping mouthwatering ceviche and glasses of pinot, that will ensure a healthy mom and baby. But moms-to-be should also scrutinize their personal care products—from soaps to stretch-mark creams—for ingredients, both synthetic and natural, that can harm a developing baby inside.
Prenatal pampering for you and babyBy Erinn Morgan
- June 1st, 2009
When Chandra Lund discovered she was pregnant, she faced a dilemma. She wanted a natural labor, but media images of women screaming in pain haunted her, and the “horrible, painful” birth stories her friends told made her think twice.By Diana Reynolds Roome
- January 1st, 2008
No poolside margaritas or ceviche. No hot tubs or saunas. No horseback riding or waterskiing. Still, taking some time out as a couple before the baby arrives may turn out to be the vacation of a lifetime. It was for us.
Indulge in a little pre-baby pampering.By Elizabeth Marglin