CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Padded Device Safely Repositions Seat Belts For PregnancyThe Tummy Shield, a seat belt positioning device, threads the lap portion of a seat belt through a cleat in between a rider’s legs, harnessing the thighs, instead of across the belly.
Colorado Company Sells Device To Protect Children Before They're BornA Colorado company thinks the product they're selling can help save the lives of children, before they're even born.
Poppy Seed Bagel Causes Woman Giving Birth To Fail Drug TestElizabeth Eden was headed to St. Joseph Medical Center on April 4 and had a poppy seed bagel for breakfast before going into labor.
Study Links Pregnancy To Accelerated AgingThe findings reveal that with each pregnancy, cellular aging was accelerated by a range of six months to two years.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Premature Births For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.
Eating Fast Food Hurts Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study FindsAustralian researchers have concluded that the amount of fruit and fast food in a diet can significantly affect the time it takes for a woman to become pregnant.
Man Impregnated Biological Daughter Who He Gave Up For AdoptionNorth Carolina investigators arrested the couple, and both face charges related to incest.
Hospital Celebrates Opening Of Unit For Moms, New BabiesPresbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center celebrated the opening of a brand new mom and baby unit on Friday.
Pregnant Couple Has Zika Test Rejected By CDC Despite Possible ExposureResearchers now say the Zika virus may spread farther in the U.S. than originally believed. The mosquito known to carry Zika is mostly found in the south, but the virus has been discovered in a second species that ranges as far north as Maine and Minnesota.