Breaking baby’s (and mom and dad’s) bad habits

July 28, 2016
How to identify bad manners and encourage a well-behaved ‘little’

Fact or Folklore: 7 old wives’ tales on how to induce labor naturally

April 25, 2016
Advice passed down over generations may help the birthing process

Agricultural compounds in drinking water linked to birth defects

April 21, 2016
Three different substances, commonly found in private wells in rural agricultural areas, seem to cause problems when ingested during early pregnancy

You Asked: Is my body ready to have another baby?

April 19, 2016
Twelve months after giving birth is the magic number

A sweet pea in the pod: Controlling your gestational diabetes

February 25, 2016
Taking a gestational diabetes class can help put your mind at ease.

What you should know about Zika

February 18, 2016
As mosquitoes venture out of their geographical habitat, so do the viruses they carry

You Asked: How do I boost my baby’s brain development?

February 16, 2016
Nurturing the brain from infancy through year one is crucial

INFOGRAPHIC: A closer look at birth defects

February 2, 2016
Not all birth defects are preventable, but, there are several ways to increase your chances of delivering a healthy baby

Research hints at a nutritional strategy for reducing autism risk

January 29, 2016
Supplement called carnitine, taken during pregnancy, could protect the baby from developing a certain type of autism

New CDC study: Nearly half of U.S. women gain too much weight while pregnant

November 13, 2015

For many pregnant women, the old adage “eating for two” may not be the best advice to follow. A new CDC study found nearly half of U.S. mothers gain too much weight during pregnancy. Is it time for moms-to-be to replace eating “twice as much” with eating “twice as healthy?”