Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Births of multiple babies cost more and pose greater risks for complications and death than singleton births, researchers report.

Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- Pregnant and breast-feeding women should increase intake of iron, a vital component of the body's ability to distribute oxygenated blood.

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who continue to long for a baby years after infertility treatments fail have worse mental health than women who are able to let go of that desire, according to a large new European study.

Mom's Response to Baby's Cry a Matter of Memory

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A mother's response to her baby's crying may be influenced by her own childhood, a new study reports.

Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease

TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A protein in breast milk that is not found in infant formula may protect newborns from a potentially deadly gastrointestinal disease, a new study suggests.

Study Questions Link Between Antidepressants, Miscarriage

TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some studies have found that women who use common antidepressants early in pregnancy face a raised risk of miscarriage, but new research suggests the link might be better explained by the depression, rather than the drugs that treat it.

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts

MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women at high risk for the pregnancy complication known as preeclampsia should take low-dose aspirin daily after 12 weeks of pregnancy, a panel of U.S. health experts recommends.

Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track

THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) Breast-feeding offers many benefits for new moms and babies, but some women experience problems and don't know where to get help, an expert says.

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds

THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding may help women lose their pregnancy weight and keep it off if they were obese before they became pregnant, according to new research.

Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing

(HealthDay News) -- A nutrient-rich diet is essential for nursing mothers to promote a healthy supply of breast milk.