‘Eat This, Not That’: Essential Food Guide for Moms-to-Be
Dr. Jennifer Ashton, ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent, teamed up with Dave Zinczenko for the new book, “Eat This, Not That When You're Expecting” to offer expectant mothers a guide on what to eat for each trimester of their pregnancies. Ashton is a board-certified
Baltimore Mom Gives Birth to 'Incredibly Rare' Identical Triplets
One’s company, two’s a crowd, and three’s a party -– Kristen and Tom Hewitt know that firsthand after giving birth to extremely rare identical triplets in Baltimore earlier this month. Kristen Hewitt said that when the couple got their first ultrasound, the technician was abnormally quiet. To break
Kim Kardashian Fires Back at Critics of Her Pregnant Body
Kim Kardashian took to Instagram today to respond to any reports about her pregnant body this time around. "First they say I'm too skinny so I have to be faking itNow they say I'm too big so I have to be faking itSMH!" she wrote. The personal message came along with a naked picture of her pregnant
High Blood Pressure Nearly Kills Mom After Normal Pregnancy
Sarah Hughes had a great pregnancy and a normal delivery with her second child, Hayley, in October 2010, but five days after the birth, she developed strange symptoms that nearly took her life. “I was nursing her all the time and waking up in the night feeling almost like an elephant stomped on my
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
Every pregnant woman should now. If you are pregnant are at risk for a life threatening condition called. Peter Clancy 61 of every twelve pregnant. And can cause seizures stroke and pocket damage from mom and premature birth feet both mom and baby die. pre Clancy and related disorders are
Pregnancy Tied to Car Crash Risk, Study Finds
By Bharat Kumar, MD As if pregnant women needed something else to worry about. A new study suggests they face a higher risk of being in a serious car crash. Canadian researchers reviewed the medical records of half a million women who gave birth between...
New Weapon Against Pre-Eclampsia: Aspirin for Pregnant Women?
New recommendation for women at risk for pre-eclampsia is a low-dose aspirin daily.
6 Stroke Risk Factors All Women Should Know
For the first time in history, stroke-prevention guidelines have been released for women. And there is a good reason why we're being singled out. More than half of the 795,000 strokes that happen in the US annually occur in women. In addition, a recent study in the journal Neurology found that
Two Childbirth-Related Deaths at Mass. Hospital Spark State Investigation
After two women died shortly after childbirth , state officials have launched an investigation into the hospital where the two women were treated. Colleen Celia, 32, died on Jan. 15 shortly after giving birth to her fourth child at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Mass., authorities said, and
Identical Triplets, Conceived without Fertility Drugs, are 'One in a Million'
A Sacramento couple hit the genetic lottery when they welcomed identical triplets, conceived without fertility drugs, last month. Doctors say the odds of naturally conceiving identical triplets, where a single fertilized egg is divided into three separate embryos, may be as high as "one in a