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How Diet Can Affect Pregnancy
A healthy diet before and during your pregnancy may provide some big benefits.
Changing Your Diet After Gestational Diabetes
Pregnant women made only small diet changes after a gestational diabetes diagnosis, a new study found.
How Aspirin May Affect Pregnancy Chances
Women who have had previous miscarriages and want to get pregnant again may want to discuss taking more aspirin with their doctors.
Preventing Birth Defects
Each January, the United States observes National Birth Defects Prevention Month.
Limiting Arsenic in Infant Rice Cereal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued guidance meant to limit exposure to inorganic arsenic among infants.
Children's Dental Health
When do you take your baby to the dentist? When do you start brushing your baby's teeth? What toothpaste should you use?
The Answers to Your Breastfeeding Questions
Aug. 1 through 7 is World Breastfeeding Week — the perfect time to learn a little more about breastfeeding.
Three Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
Whether you are trying to have a baby or just thinking about it, informing yourself is a good first step. Here are three tips to get you started:
Fighting Perinatal Depression
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended that clinicians provide counseling to pregnant and postpartum women who face a raised risk of depression.
Solid Foods, Better Sleep?
Introducing solid foods to your infant's diet before 6 months of age could improve his or her sleep, according to a new study.