Protecting the Unborn with Exercise
Newborn babies enter the world with more toned muscles if mothers exercise regularly during pregnancy.
Growing Baby Eggs Into Babies
If you want to make a baby, you need a sperm and a mature egg. Until recently, scientists haven't known how to grow eggs to maturity on their own. But now they have an idea.
Is Obesity Causing Infertility?
Did you know that one out of every three American women of childbearing age is battling obesity? And the consequences of this condition can affect fertility.
What Do You Know About Contraception?
The best way to prevent an unintended pregnancy — aside from abstinence — is consistent, effective use of contraception. Knowledge about contraception, therefore, is power.
Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again
Women who beat cancer with the help of radiation or chemotherapy often damage their eggs in the process. But there may be a way to eventually prevent infertility.
Preemies' Later Pregnancies Higher Risk
Researchers already knew that women born underweight are at a higher risk for various health issues. But what about preemies who aren't underweight?
You KAN-DO It!
It's easier for preschoolers to eat well when families have the tools to think about good nutrition. Moms were able to do so with the KAN-DO program.
Is He Really Mr. Right?
Is it normal to have doubts before you get married, or could it be a sign of things to come?
Play in the Sun, Yes
Sunscreen? Yes indeed. SPF 15, 30, or 50? No worries. Parents are a-okay with their children playing in the sun.
Pregnant Athletes Can Keep Moving
There's no cause for alarm or plans to buy diapers after Maria Sharapova's stomach ache during the gold medal match at the Olympic games. The pain during her loss against Serena Williams in the London finals was just from a stomach virus, not a stork visit.