Studies have shown that physical activity and reduced sleep time during pregnancy are associated with the risk of premature birth.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found obesity before or during early pregnancy is the root cause of increased risks for future cardiovascular disease. While pregnancy complications can increase these risks in obese women, the study reveals these complications are just indicators of preexisting risk factors.
Easing newborns’ pain is important for neurological development and later pain perception
Two new studies found that infants exposed to corticosteroids during pregnancy to prevent complications from premature birth had an increased risk of serious infection, especially if the child was born at term.
Getting pregnant can be easy if you follow certain lifestyle habits before you conceive. Here are some preconception essentials you need to tick if you are trying to get pregnant.