Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of birth defects is low among children conceived using assisted reproductive technologies (ART), according to a new study.

Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes

(HealthDay News) -- Diabetic moms, after talking with their doctors, should still try to breast-feed their babies, some experts say.

Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper

TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A crucial part of conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- the incubation of embryos in a laboratory dish -- can instead take place in a device inside the vagina, new research suggests.

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant

TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children of mothers exposed to high levels of traffic air pollution during pregnancy may be at increased risk for lung damage, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Trouble Sleeping During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- While you may sleep soundly during the first trimester of pregnancy, sleep may be more challenging during the later months.

Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The peak intensity of pain during delivery, not the amount of time in labor, influences women's memories of pain during childbirth, a new study suggests.

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful?

TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Low vitamin D levels could make childbirth more painful, according to a new study.

Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says

TUESDAY, Oct. 14 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risks of using epidural and spinal anesthesia during childbirth are extremely low, according to a new study.

Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed

THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to pain relief during labor and delivery, mom probably knows best, new research suggests.

Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy

THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regularly eating fried food before pregnancy may increase a woman's risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy, according to a new study.