Diet and exercise are first line defense for treating gestational diabetes, but sometimes they are not enough…
Learn why women who have never had diabetes may be at risk during pregnancy—and how doctors screen for this condition.
Genes play an important role in how we look and act, and even in whether we get sick.
A surprising fact about genetics is that there are many syndromes that are termed “genetic,” but have not been inherited from a parent.
Find out the risks & benefits of amniocentesis, when and how amniocentesis is done, and what disorders and defects this prenatal test can detect.
A nuchal translucency scan is a screening test for assessing whether your baby is likely to have Down’s syndrome. Find out what it means for you here.
Chorionic villus sampling or CVS is a prenatal test, which is used to diagnose certain birth defects and genetic abnormalities in your baby. Find out when this test is done, … Watch Video→
The cell free fetal DNA test uses a blood sample from from mom to analyze bits of fetal DNA to see if there are any chromosomal or genetic abnormalities—and is … Watch Video→
Prenatal screening tests are used to find fetal abnormalities–learn more about how these tests can help you have a healthy baby!
Smart and safe is the name of the game with pregnancy—learn what to avoid so that you and baby stay happy and healthy.
Smoking when pregnant can cause a baby to be born too early or to have low birth weight—making it more likely the baby will be sick and have to stay … Watch Video→
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, or FAS, is the top known preventable cause of developmental and physical birth defects in the USA. When a woman drinks alcohol during pregnancy, she risks giving … Watch Video→
Drinking alcohol while pregnant has been shown to cause harm to a baby as it develops in the womb—learn more about the effects of alcohol on pregnancy so that you … Watch Video→
Taking care of your skin when pregnant can make you feel pampered—but there are things to watch out for! Find out what you need to know here.
Staying healthy when pregnant means knowing what you can and can’t eat… find out what foods to avoid when you have a bun in the oven!
Pregnancy can be a magical time—but there are key precautions to be mindful of to help make sure you stay healthy. Find out more here.
Pregnancy is all about embracing change, and that includes learning to love your changing body. Here are some top tips to help you feel your best.
Feeling sad after having had a baby? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Post-partum depression affects many women, but the good news is that there’s help! Learn more about best treatment … Watch Video→