Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy may not improve the odds of motherhood for women with a history of miscarriage, a new study finds.

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weekdays may be the safest time to have a baby, at least in British hospitals, a new study finds.

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women need to exercise and eat healthy foods during and after pregnancy in order to combat overweight and obesity and related health problems, women's health experts say.

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some Women

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests another potential benefit for moms who breast-feed -- a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies exposed to high levels of arsenic in the womb are at increased risk for infections and respiratory symptoms in their first year of life, a new study suggests.

Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Moderate amounts of caffeine during pregnancy don't appear to be linked to a child's risk for lower IQ or behavior problems, a new study suggests.

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine Schedule

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three-quarters of first-time expectant mothers plan to follow the recommended vaccination schedule for their children, a new study finds.

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Daughters who were born to older mothers may be at increased risk for stress, anxiety and depression when they reach young adulthood, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Getting Ready for Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- A fetus is vulnerable to harm in its very early stages, before you may know you are pregnant.

Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An uncommon central nervous system disorder may increase pregnant women's risk for miscarriage or a serious pregnancy-related condition known as pre-eclampsia, a new study reveals.