Repeat C-section safer for mom, baby
March 14, 2012, 8:40 a.m. by Cari Nierenberg, MyHealthNewsDaily
Mothers who delivered their first baby by cesarean section showed a lower risk of complications in the next birth if it was also by C-section, study shows.
Couple sues over Down syndrome misdiagnosis
March 12, 2012, 9:54 a.m.
Video: The parents of a 4-year-old Oregon girl with Down syndrome are suing Legacy Health in Portland because they say doctors misdiagnosed their daughter as not having the condition during a prenatal screening.
Best age to raise kids? Older parents say it's the 30s
March 9, 2012, 7:52 a.m. by Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily
Waiting until a bit later in life to start having kids allows parents to be more emotionally prepared.
Is yoga safe for babies?
February 27, 2012, 3:33 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
Yoga, just like any movement, can stimulate muscle and nerve development in babies.
Why women choose motherhood over science, math careers
February 15, 2012, 1:06 p.m. by Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience
Researchers point to outdated university policies that in effect penalize women who want to have children.
Diane Augler induces labor so father can see child
February 13, 2012, 9:11 a.m.
Video: A Dallas mother gives birth to her 5th child two weeks early after her husband is given days to live. In a sad twist of fate, Mark Augler survives cancer, but the side effects of chemotherapy will lead to his death.
Chemotherapy safe for pregnant women
February 9, 2012, 2:40 p.m. by Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily
The blood-brain barrier of a fetus seems to prevent chemicals and compounds within the mother from reaching the developing child.
15.5-pound newborn possibly a record-setter
February 7, 2012, 3:15 p.m.
Video: A boy just born in China may have set a record as the country's largest newborn.
Sound waves may be the future of male birth control
January 29, 2012, 7:44 p.m. by Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience
Rotating high-frequency ultrasound around the testes, scientists killed most of the sperm-creating cells in rats.
Babies are born with an intuitive knowledge of physics, says researcher
January 25, 2012, 1:54 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Every new parent believes his kid could be the next Einstein. Now a new study suggests that confident parents might not be that far off.
Pregnancy report on teen moms reveals dangerous assumptions
January 19, 2012, 12:41 p.m. by MyHealthNewsDaily
Teens need more information about the conditions under which pregnancy happens, better access to birth control and skills to negotiate contraception use.
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