Born too soon: the global action report on preterm birth by the World Health Organization (WHO) provides the first-ever national, regional and global estimates of preterm birth.
Does giving a baby a pacifier interfere with breastfeeding? Probaby not! In fact, this study shows that taking away a pacifier may decrease the rate of breastfeeding.
Listeria is an organism which can adversely affect a pregnancy potentially leading to miscarriage, premature delivery, and stillbirth.
The CDC (Centers for DiseaseControl) have reported that iodine levels in women of childbearing age are lower than expected and possibly lower than they should be for optimal health.
It's a fact. Most women got through labor in preparation for delivering the baby. But why is it happening and how do you know you are in labor?
The best way to predict whether the induction is going to be successful, and whether you are going to have a normal delivery is to do a vaginal examination and check the cervix for 5 different parameters, and adding them up for the Bishop score.
Whether you are trying to get pregnant or you are already pregnant: Good dental hygiene is important and regular cleaning and check-ups are essential for dental health.
A new study published in the BMJ.com journal sheds light on a problem with the 37-week theory. According to the study, infants born at 37 weeks to 38 weeks are at increased risk of health problems compared to infants born closer to 40 weeks.
Every pregnant woman knows that when you are pregnant, the countdown to your due date begins the day of conecption. But what is clear is that what you think is your due date may not be your baby's actual birthday.
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