Researcher explores the invisible, ignored epidemic of male infertility

Culturally speaking, infertile men are invisible. That’s the finding of Cambridge University medical sociologist Liberty Walther Barnes,...

Looking for pregnancy drug safety info online? Good luck

An awful cold? Don't panic if you used decongestant pills, but doctors advise a nasal spray in early pregnancy. And don't abandon...

After pregnancy, some women's feet stay bigger

Pregnancy may increase a woman's foot size, a change that appears to be permanent, according to a new study. Researchers measured the...

Most women wait 6 weeks for post-baby sex

By Rachael Rettner MyHealthNewsDaily Most women say they start having sex again six to eight weeks after giving birth to their first...

Texas woman has two sets of identical twins in one day

Valentine’s Day brought a very special delivery to Tressa and Manuel Montalvo of Houston: two sets of identical twins. The quadruplets...

Folic acid in pregnancy may reduce autism risk

By Catherine Winters MyHealthNewsDaily Women who take folic acid supplements before becoming pregnant, as well as early in pregnancy,...

Air pollution may lower birth weight, study finds

A pregnant woman's exposure to outdoor air pollution may increase the risk her baby will weigh less at birth, according to a large...

Flu vaccine safe in pregnancy, study confirms

A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It's safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence that the vaccine...

Hyperemesis gravidarum: 'You just feel like you're dying'

With the bombshell news that Duchess Kate is pregnant with a royal heir and has been hospitalized with a rare pregnancy complication...

Probiotics during pregnancy may protect baby against eczema

Babies were less likely to get the itchy skin rash eczema when their mothers took probiotics during pregnancy and while breastfeeding,...

Sleep apnea in pregnancy may harm mom, baby

Women who experience sleep apnea during pregnancy may face an increased of risk of health problems, for both themselves and their...

Woman about to give birth to her own grandchild

Cindy Morales will give birth to her own grandchild later Thursday. Morales offered to serve as a surrogate for her daughter, Emily...

Having kids after age 30 may lower risk of endometrial cancer

MyHealthNewsDaily Women who have children in their 30s and 40s may have a decreased risk of endometrial cancer, which develops in the...

After fighting for her life, mom finally gets to hold new baby

Tommy Scott wasn’t worried when his pregnant wife called to tell him she thought she was coming down with a migraine. But when he got...

A few drinks during pregnancy may be OK, study suggests

By MyHealthNewsDaily staff Children's mental abilities do not appear to suffer from women's moderate levels of drinking while pregnant, a...