Most medical offices have a “BMI” chart right next to the scale that you step on before you see the doctor. But that BMI chart may be more than a little misleading. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s not only the BMI that needs a fresh look, but also the concept of bodies shaped like an apple or a pear.
When Ellen Casey gave birth 30 years ago, it was cause for celebration. Not only for Ellen, who had suffered through multiple surgeries and a miscarriage during the three years she struggled to conceive with her husband, but for Colorado and the world.
Does having the flu during pregnancy cause autism? A new study suggests maybe so. Dr. Dave Hnida looks at the actual risk, and what you can do to lower it.
Romney might say he won’t restrict a woman’s right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I’m with you, but I’m running for president for Pete’s sake.
Looking to have the smartest child possible? One answer may be letting your child camp out in the womb for as long as possible — even after reaching “full-term.” Dr. Dave Hnida reports on how a few extra days can mean a few extra points of IQ.
Childbirth can be one of the most exciting and terrifying times in a woman’s life. All new mothers struggle to learn about what to expect and how to best prepare for birth. Add to that the number of different methods and philosophies on child birth, and the whole process becomes more than a little overwhelming. Childbirth classes, especially Denver’s best, provide professional advice and support in a setting new moms can trust.
Pregnancy and exhaustion seem to go together, but being overly fatigued can signal a bigger problem for a mother and her baby.
Some medications and pregnancy simply don’t mix. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida reports on a new study in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association that raises new red flags about some common over-the-counter drugs.
Colorado death certificates for women could soon list whether they were pregnant when they died.