Woman eats healthy food

Food And Nutrition: During Pregnancy and Beyond

Some foods are safe and others are not safe during pregnancy because changes in hormones can cause a woman's immune system to become suppressed. ... more »
Medicine during pregnancy

Multi-Studies Indicate SSRI Use Safe During Pregnancy

A class of drugs known as SSRIs brings relief to many people experiencing depression and anxiety but some doctors are hesitant to prescribe them for pregnant women. ... more »
Deli meats and cold cuts during pregnancy

Pregnancy Diet Survey: What We're Really Eating and How to Improve

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently teamed up with American Baby Magazine to find out what pregnant women really are eating and offer ways to improve our choices. ... more »
No alcohol during pregnancy

Older Moms, Single Moms, College Grads Most Likely to Drink Alcohol While Pregnant

One in 10 pregnant women participating in an extensive study of the drinking habits of US women of childbearing age responded positively that they did consume an alcoholic beverage while pregnant. ... more »
Flu shot reminder

Hello, Flu Season!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say the vaccine for the 2015-2015 flu season is right on target and should provide better protection this year than last. ... more »
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World Mourns Loss of Thalidomide Champion Frances Oldham Kelsey, 101

Dr. Kelsey would change the world of pharmaceuticals, and save the lives of untold thousands of babies around the world. ... more »
Pregnant couple does DIY project

Home-Improvement DIYers Risk Toxic Dust Exposure; Avoid in Pregnancy

A study measured dust levels when common DIY tasks are done and found these projects to be a lot dirtier work than might be expected. Pregnancy is not the time to be a hands-on DIY participant. ... more »
Kim Kardashian pregnancy lips

Kim Kardashian: Pregnancy Lips Real or Lip "Service"?

Kim is making internet waves in true Kardashian style after she posted a selfie from St. Barts. Stealing the scene were her exceptionally plump “pregnancy lips" that many find too plump to believe. ... more »
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Pilates Exercises for Pregnancy

Doing Pilates during pregnancy can strengthen your tummy and pelvic floor muscles. It’ll reduce back pain, improve balance, and foster relaxation. ... more »
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Benefits of Pilates During Pregnancy

Pilates can be a wonderful way to prepare for birth. “A Pilates workout is one of the best ways to get that full body circulation going, particularly around your vital organs where you need it..." ... more »