Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet

FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the well-known wisdom of eating a healthy diet while pregnant, new research shows that most American women don't.

Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics: Study

WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 40 percent of reproductive-age women in the United States have little or no access to infertility clinics, according to a new study.

Tests to Spot 'Preemie' Birth Risk Ineffective in First Pregnancies

TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two tests that screen for preterm birth risk rarely spot trouble in first-time pregnancies, a new study suggests.

Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'?

MONDAY, March 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- After childbirth, many new moms experience the "baby blues." Now, researchers suggest that just three days of an experimental dietary supplementation may vanquish the temporary sadness.

Most Women Stop Drinking After Positive Pregnancy Test, Study Finds

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When they learn they're pregnant, most American women stop drinking alcohol, a new study shows.

More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure

WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Higher folic acid levels during pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood pressure in children if their mothers have heart disease risk factors, a new study suggests.

Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk in Kids

TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy may be increasing the chances that their baby could be born with cerebral palsy, a new study suggests.

Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?

SATURDAY, March 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids born to moms with low levels of vitamin E might be more likely to develop asthma, new research suggests.

Risk of Birth Defects 20 Times Higher for Zika Moms: CDC

THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women infected with the Zika virus are 20 times more likely to have a baby born with certain birth defects as mothers who gave birth before the Zika epidemic began, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids?

THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children exposed to a widely used group of insecticides may be at increased risk for behavioral problems, according to a new study.