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This could benefit babies later in life, researcher suggests
 
Moderate exercise is good, but you can’t forget you have a baby on board.
 
Yes, men too can get depression after baby arrives. Learn to recognize the symptoms.
 
Slightly higher rate of stillbirths, ectopic pregnancies seen after cesarean delivery, researchers say
 
Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child’s weight, study suggests
 
Lack of information and research often cited as reasons, study finds
 
If last pregnancy occurred at age 33 or older, chances of living past 95 doubled, study found
 
Obama Wants American Women to Have Paid Maternity Leave
 
Study shows more than 3 percent of early deliveries are non-essential elective procedures
 
But it doesn’t prove pesticides cause autism, and didn’t directly measure women’s chemical exposure, expert notes
 
Unfortified corn masa flour may contribute to neural tube defects, March of Dimes says
 
Obesity a major risk factor for condition that causes problems for both mother and baby, experts say
 
But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn’t provide definitive answers
 
Early, elective C-section rate down, too
 
Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say
 
Women tend to get pregnant soon after friends they’ve known since high school give birth, study finds
 
Study found higher levels of the chemicals in mom also upped chances of hyperactivity in kids by age 5
 
Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended
 
Moms-to-be displayed greater blood pressure changes, stronger emotional reactions, study says
 
This ‘community’ may serve crucial role in preparing newborns for life outside the womb, researchers say
 
Watching during mealtime, infant feedings may set stage for childhood obesity
 
Fetal image helps men take in reality of pending birth, study suggests
 
Study linked abnormally low or high weight to greater odds of fetal death
 
With mothers holding newborns differently, cord clamping could be delayed, researchers say
 
Low daily dose helps protect against preeclampsia, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says
 
The Obama administration may have backed down after a decade of fighting over emergency contraception, but don’t expect …
 
An appeals court ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday to make certain forms of ‘morning-after” bir…
 
Angelina Jolie’s revelation this week that she’d had both breasts removed to lower her risk of cancer came as a bombshel…
 
Angelina Jolie says she has undergone a double mastectomy, after being told that she had an 87 percent risk of breast ca…
 
Call it the Duggar effect: TODAY Moms’ exclusive survey of 7,000 mothers finds that while moms of three have more stress…
 
U.S. health regulators on Tuesday lowered the age limit for Plan B One-Step emergency contraception, approving it for sa…
 
In its latest “real beauty” campaign, Dove harnesses the voice of that harsh internal critic to literally illustrate how…
 
The chatroom posts always start with words like “Help!” or “I’m flipping out”. And they’re all the same story — a woman…
 
Certain types of cervical abnormalities that can lead to cancer may be missed when young women go years between Pap smea…
 
Is the baby breathing? Most new moms are anxious, but a new study finds that 11 percent may suffer from obsessive-compul…
 
In a new survey, most women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs)…
 
The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that it approved a new type of breast implant from Allergan for women 22…
 
Women who take folic acid supplements before becoming pregnant, as well as early in pregnancy, may reduce the risk of ha…
 
A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It’s safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence tha…
 
Nearly half of women who became pregnant through in vitro fertilization after age 40 say they were “shocked” to discover…
 
As many as a third of cancers detected through routine mammograms may not be life threatening, according to a study publ…
 
Women should be able to buy birth control pills over-the-counter at pharmacies without a prescription, a group of doctor…
 
Group therapy can help women avoid risky and costly cesarean sections, especially first-time mothers fearful of childbir…
 
Breast cancer screening for women over 50 saves lives, an independent panel in Britain has concluded, confirming finding…
 
Most women can wait three to five years between Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer, according to new guidelines rel…
 
Women seeking the best place to work and raise children in the United States may want to head to Ohio, where three of it…
 
By Amy Norton, ReutersNEW YORK – Women suffering symptoms of a heart attack are more likely than their male counterparts…
 
A surprising new study with implications for next month’s presidential election finds that offering women free birth con…
 
Hate your body? Society’s obsession with thinness may not be to blame — at least not entirely. A new study finds that ge…
 
An Illinois appellate court Friday affirmed a lower court finding that the state cannot force pharmacists to sell emerge…
 
When women think birth control, pills and condoms might be their first choice, but new guidelines from the nation’s lead…
 
Observing that women with the most severe form of endometriosis happen to be unusually attractive, researchers in Italy …
 
Two Swedish women are carrying the wombs of their mothers after what doctors called the world’s first mother-to-daughter…
 
New research shows that a woman’s hesitation before her wedding might predict a bumpy road ahead.
 
A new book, “The End of Men,” has people talking about whether women are adapting better to modern society and therefore…
 
Regulators warned L’Oreal SA, the world’s biggest cosmetics group, to stop advertising skincare products using language …
 
Colton and Abbygail Ainslie are among three children successfully treated for their immune deficiency — often called ‘b…
 
When a woman who had been feeling progressively weaker for months visited an emergency room with nausea, vomiting and lo…
 
Getting dumped ignites a series of reactions that ends up feeling like a full-body blow. We tell you why love can hurt….
 
A new study finds that contrary to current thinking, children of older mothers do not appear to be at increased risk of …
 
Women seeking help getting pregnant at fertility clinics are often confused about when they’re most likely to conceive n…
 
Lung cancer rates are increasing among women and people who have never smoked, a new study finds.
 
The “warrior gene” in men might be the “happiness gene” for women.
 
For women, continuous marriage without divorce or widowhood is linked to fewer cardiovascular risk factors, such as high…
 
Women who undergo fertility treatments may find the situation so distressing that they develop post-traumatic stress dis…
 
A breast cancer awareness campaign by the research advocacy group Susan G. Komen for the Cure overstated the benefit tha…
 
Starting Wednesday, millions of American women will no longer pay for birth control pills, Pap smears or mammograms — n…
 
Crave a Snickers bar that time of the month? Not so fast. A new study suggests that women’s cocoa cravings do not increa…
 
Women should have a well-woman appointment with their doctor every year, typically including pelvic and breast exams as …
 
Expectant mothers in Australia are increasingly having their babies’ births scheduled weeks before their due date, accor…
 
Urinary incontinence may be just as common in younger women who have never been pregnant as it is in women who have had …
 
Doctors may be more willing to use hormone replacement therapy (HRT), or recommend it to their wives, than to prescribe …
 
A new study suggests that the human papillomavirus vaccine provides a benefit to women even if they are not vaccinated, …
 
Women who are infected with a common parasite may be more likely to hurt themselves or attempt suicide, a new study of o…
 
Lesley Brown, the woman who gave birth to the first test tube baby has died at age 64 after a brief illness, the British…
 
Women who worry a lot have brains that work overtime even during easy tasks, new research suggests.
 
Women who use long-acting methods of birth control are less likely to wind up pregnant than women who use shorter-term m…
 
Young women have accepted exhaustion as a normal state of being. But even youth is no defense against the health hazards…
 
A woman’s likelihood of having risk factors for diabetes, such as insulin resistance and chronic inflammation, increased…
 
MyHealthNewsDaily The community of bacteria in the vagina that is considered “healthy” for a woman can vary a lot betwee…
 
Mothers under stress may be particularly prone to over-feeding their infants, a new study suggests.
 
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Many women may think birth control pills and condoms are better at pregnancy prevention than…
 
Despite a good amount of evidence to the contrary, a new research review suggests that soy supplements can indeed help w…
 
A hormone called progesterone helps reduce how frequently and how severely women experience hot flashes and night sweats…
 
By Stephanie PappasLiveScienceIf trying on a bikini under unflattering dressing room lights has ever soured your mood, r…
 
By MyHealthNewsDaily staff Pregnant women with heart disease are more likely to give birth to girls than boys, according…
 
The prom and tanning go hand-in-hand, but the practice has come under renewed scrutiny after a recent study published in…
 
Women tend to find it harder to quit smoking than men because their brains respond differently to nicotine, a new study …
 
Provocative new research might help explain why black women are so much more likely than whites to develop and die from …
 
January Jones swears by a hearty serving of placenta to help fight exhaustion, and other advocates say it helps battle p…
 
Even though it’s legal for 17-year-olds to get the so-called morning-after pill, a new study shows that pharmacy employe…
 
Most women can go as long as five years between cervical cancer screenings as long as they make sure to get both a Pap s…
 
Women who drank low amounts of alcohol — about half of a glass of wine per day, on average — were 17 percent less 
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