Stroke is a disease we associated with the elderly, but it's also a significant risk for young mothers. In the United States, 1 in 200 persons aged 65 or older has a stroke in any given year.
A study conducted by doctors at Children's Hospital in Boston finds that babies who are raised on formula and introduced to solid foods early are more likely to become obese by age three.
Since the first “test tube” baby was born in 1978, in vitro fertilization (IVF) has enjoyed great success in helping couples experiencing fertility problems. The following contains everything you need to know about IVF.
Planning on trying to conceive? Before you attempt to turn that minus sign into a plus sign on a pregnancy test, you may want to take some time to ensure that you are ready, both physically and mentally, for both pregnancy and parenthood.
Many women have felt confused when they miss their period, take a pregnancy test and the result turns out to be negative. When this occurs, you may find yourself wondering if you are pregnant or not, whether you should buy another test or not.
Pregnancy can be a time of excitement and happiness. It can also be a time of physical and mental stress. Pregnancy massage therapy can help relieve stress and the discomforts associated with pregnancy. It can also be used during delivery to relieve pain.
The first days and weeks of pregnancy are a critical time in the life of the developing child. Even tiny amounts of DNA-damaging teratogens can cause damage to the embryo or even induce spontaneous abortion.
During pregnancy, when a woman’s body undergoes a lot of hormonal changes, insomnia and anxiety often becomes a common problem. In many cases, the insomnia does not subside even when the pregnant female is free of all the other pregnancy symptoms.
Most women who exercise during pregnancy benefit greatly, however the level of activity a woman can do will be directly proportional to her level of fitness prior to pregnancy.
Practicing yoga during pregnancy can be a delightful experience for you as well as your baby.