Hospital Is Trying To Reduce Cesarean Deliveries

As the number of cesarean sections has risen sharply, with no clear evidence that they improve the health of mothers or babies, experts say that childbirth has become overly medicalized and overly expensive. Now some hospitals are making an effort to reduce those trends.

Eating Most Fish May Protect Against ADHD But Not All Fish

Eating certain types of fish with even low levels of mercury while pregnant can increase the risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring, whereas consumption of several other types of fish during pregnancy may protect against the disorder, new research suggests.

Nobel Prize Given for Residency Match Program

"Two American scholars were awarded the Nobel economics prize on Monday for studies on the match-making that takes place when doctors are coupled up with hospitals, students with schools and human organs with transplant recipients."

Preeclampsia: No longer solely a pregnancy disease

"This review analyzes recent epidemiological evidence of the long–term outcomes of preeclampsia and the background mechanisms of this phenomenon. Understanding the etiological background may provide guidance for the prevention and follow–up of women who experience preeclampsia.

Social Pressure To Have Children On US Women

"Women who choose to be permanently childfree perceive more social pressures to become mothers than other women, but feel less distress about not having kids than women who are childless from or other reasons, a new national study shows. "

Best Birth Control Options After You Have A Baby

You probably feel that there is no way that you can become pregnant
again right after having a baby. You will be surprised to learn that
pregnancy right after you give birth is not as farfetched as you

5 Ways to Soothe a Colicky Baby

Colic is a term used to describe uncontrollable crying in an otherwise healthy baby. If the baby is younger than 5 months old and cries for more than three hours in a row for at least three weeks, the chances are that he is colicky.

Steps You Can Take To Reduce the Risk of a Miscarriage

Along with the good news that you are pregnant, comes the stress of having a failed pregnancy or miscarriage. Although, every woman worries about the risk of miscarrying to a certain extent, each woman has her own set of risk factors.

Hair Care during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of ample changes in the body and your hair is no
exception. The influx of pregnancy hormones often results in drastic
changes to your hair color and texture. Curly hair can become straight
and oily can become dry or vice versa.

Certain Natural Elements Can Assist In Getting Pregnant

At times, few changes in eating habits can play an important role in conceiving. A balanced diet can help you regulate the hormones and nourish your reproductive system. It also helps you to maintain a healthy weight that can have a great impact on fertility.

What Is PABA and How Can It Help In Conceiving?

PABA is the short name of Para-aminobenzoic acid and is classified as a
vitamin like substance. It is commonly known as an antioxidant and a
micronutrient. PABA is a component of many biological systems and
participates in many metabolic processes.

The Best Time to Take Folic Acid During Pregnancy

The most important benefit of folic acid intake before and during pregnancy is that it protects against neural tube defects. However, the important question is when is the best time to take folic acid during pregnancy.