Articles for Tag: "birth"

Do fat babies become fat kids?  Featured
Do fat babies become fat kids?
An increase in super-sized newborns in developed countries is causing alarm.
What’s going on down there? Post-baby problems explained 
What’s going on down there? Post-baby problems explained
It’s common to have a whole new set of questions arise about your body after birth.
Children of older mothers have long-term advantages  Featured
Children of older mothers have long-term advantages
The benefits may outweigh the biological risks associated with late pregnancies.
Teen birth rate hits all time low in U.S. 
Teen birth rate hits all time low in U.S.
According to the CDC, teen birth rates have dropped by 40 percent, and up to 50 percent among blacks and Hispanics.
Flu shot may provide extra protection against stillbirth 
Flu shot may provide extra protection against stillbirth
A new study says the vaccine may decrease the risk of stillbirth by 51 percent.
TV’s portrayal of pregnancy and birth is not always accurate 
TV’s portrayal of pregnancy and birth is not always accurate
Television shows influence expectant moms’ perception of childbirth.
Vaginal birth is less risky for moms 
Vaginal birth is less risky for moms
New research shines light on the safety of this delivery option.