The Importance of the Tdap Vaccine During Every Pregnancy

Remember that many crucial steps in protecting your baby's health need to take place during your pregnancy, like taking your prenatal vitamins, eating healthy and making sure you get necessary vaccines.

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A Midwife's Take on How Birth Is 'Managed' in the U.S.

Each labor and delivery is different, so there's no one "right" way to do it. But this midwife thinks it may be time to take a new look at birth practices and interventions in the U.S.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Call For FDA To Withdraw Preterm Birth Drug Divides Doctors and Insurers

Doctors fear that the only drug approved to prevent preterm birth, the nation’s leading cause of infant mortality and disability, will no longer be available to expectant mothers.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

The Impact of Early Pregnancy Loss

A new study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that women who had an early miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy are more likely to experience post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Antidepressants Might Raise Odds for Serious Pregnancy Complication

Treating depression during pregnancy can be vital to the health of both mother and child, but new research suggests that taking antidepressants may make a woman more vulnerable to gestational diabetes.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Is CBD Safe During Pregnancy?

Little research is out there on CBD use during pregnancy. We take a closer look.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Infertility Leaves a Mark on Body and Soul

Infertility and, ultimately, pregnancy take a toll on body and soul. Katie O'Connor, founder of Shine, a website to inspire fertility empowerment, shares her story.

Pregnancy & Postpartum