Health News

Cancer Risks After In Vitro Fertilization
In vitro fertilization (IVF) has helped women around the world become mothers. This technique that’s been used for years can result in more than one bundle of joy. A new study discovered that multiple births after IVF might have risks.
Vitamin D to Boost IVF Baby Chances
Women attempting to become pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF) must undergo many tests and procedures. Checking on vitamin D levels may be something worth including in this regime.
FDA Approves Plan B One-Step Emergency Contraceptive for Use Without a Prescription
Today, the US Food and Drug Administration announced it has approved the use of Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) as a nonprescription product for all women of child-bearing potential.
The Oldest and the Youngest Mommies
The typical age for having children ranges from about age 20 to age 35. Many women who are older and younger have children, though. Does their age matter to their pregnancy?
Teenage Pregnancies on the Decline
Most parents of teens share a similar fear – the fear of teenage pregnancy. However, fewer and fewer potentially young grandparents are seeing this worry become a reality.
Surprise! You're Expecting a Baby
Sometimes a woman finds herself pregnant when she wasn't planning on it. Women with unintended pregnancies may benefit from support and being aware of postpartum depression risks.
When Teen Mom Welcomes Baby #2
The number of teenagers having a second baby has dropped since 2007. However, about one in five girls in the US is still having a repeat birth in her adolescence.
FDA Approves Plan B One-Step Emergency Contraceptive
The US Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has approved an amended application submitted by Teva Women’s Health, Inc. to market Plan B One-Step (active ingredient levonorgestrel) for use without a prescription by women 15 years of age and older.
Attention to Infertility
Only a small window of opportunity exists each month for families trying to have a baby. Infertility troubles can make it even more difficult to conceive while adding additional stress emotionally and physically.
Do I Have an Ectopic Pregnancy?
A life-threatening condition in women is an ectopic pregnancy. However, it can be difficult for a woman to know if she has become pregnant and that the embryo has not implanted in her uterus.