The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has published guidelines and a travel advisory for pregnant women as well as travel health notices concerning the Zika virus.
This Swedish study suggests that children of mothers with PCOS polycystic ovary syndrome have an increased risk of developing ASD autism spectrum disorder, regardless of sex.
There are always many opportunities to gather and share food, if it's during the holidays or in between. Whether you eat in someone's home, at work, or at a restaurant, it's important to get educated and be careful about what you eat.
Question: I am 37-years-old and have not had a period for 2 years. What could it be?
Dr.Amos answers: There are several reasons why a woman does not get her period (amenorrhea). The first reason is pregnancy, in which case the pregnancy test would be positive. Or breastfeeding. If there is no pregnancy, then other reasons include:
CNN reported on a baby that was born 8 weeks early in Hong Kong. The mother apparently cannot pay the hospital expenses and the hospital withheld the baby's birth certificate. Her insurance won't pay for the baby either, likely because the hospital is outside the United States, so she is responsible to pay expenses herself.
Pregnancy News May 14th, 2015
So you just missed your period but the home pregnancy test is negative? You are sure that you are not pregnant? Think again.
In-vitro fertilization or IVF is a procedure where eggs are fertilized outside the body and implanted into the uterus.
There are many clinics that perform this procedure but success rates can be confusing because they depend on many factors including a woman's age, height, weight, prior pregnancies, reasons for infertility, and other parameters.
Here are the most common misconceptions and myths I often we hear:
1. 'I am 35 years old and there is no need to worry about getting pregnant until much later on."
In this review article in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the authors Dr. Klitzman and Dr. Sauer review the ethical challenges associated with creating and selling embryos.