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Obese women and their babies at higher health risk, study says

Obese women take on a huge medical challenge when they become pregnant. They are more apt to have complications, and a new study indicates their newborns may be far more likely to die.

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 02:15pm EST

Tags: obesity, Paula Wolfson

Study investigates if chemical triggers early labor

A new study by the University of Michigan finds that certain chemicals could be a contributing cause of pre-term births.

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 12:06pm EST

Tags: phthalates, medical research

New study finds pregnant women fight flu virus aggressively, get sicker

A new study has found that pregnant have an unusually strong response to the flu virus, which explain why they become sicker than other adults.

Monday - 09/22/2014, 05:33pm EDT

Tags: flu,

Supreme Court to hear UPS pregnancy case

UPS has maintained its policy is "pregnancy neutral," but Lorton resident Peggy Young appealed to the Supreme Court, and the high court has agreed to hear her case in December.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 04:58am EDT

Tags: UPS, discrimination lawsuit, Supreme Court, Mike Murillo

Kid finds mom's pregnancy 'exasperating' (Video)

"What were you thinking?" That's what an articulate little boy asked his mother when she revealed her pregnancy.

Friday - 08/29/2014, 11:15am EDT

Tags: Shanee Gibson Hart, pregnant

Mother takes to Facebook to defend her stretch marks (Video)

One woman is standing up in defense of her stretch marks, calling them battle scars after giving birth to five children.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 12:06pm EDT

Tags: stretch marks, motherhood, body image, Facebook

Study suggests alcohol may affect men trying to conceive

It's well known know how important it is for pregnant women to stop drinking, but now there are signs it may be a good idea for would-be dads to quit drinking, too.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 05:21am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, alcohol, fetal alcohol syndrome, Men, FAS

Torrey Smith, wife make special announcement via Instagram

Whoever said a picture is worth a thousand words didn't take Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith into account.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 02:27pm EDT

Tags: Torrey Smith, Baltimore Ravens, Instagram

Moms-to-be need to eat the right fats for a healthy baby

A healthy baby - that's what pregnant moms want most. How to get what they need depends on what moms eat.

Saturday - 09/28/2013, 11:24am EDT

Tags: Joan Jones, nutrition, William Sears, super food

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