The composition of the vaginal microbiome is an indicator of whether a woman will experience preterm birth, or carry the fetus full term, according to one of the largest studies of its kind. The findings are
It's scary to think about, but an infection during pregnancy, whether the flu or a urinary tract infection, appears to increase a child's risk of being diagnosed with depression or autism. Researchers also found the rate of suicide was lower amo
Kristina Katrel remembers her first pregnancy being relatively easy. As a marathoner and enthusiast of yoga and pilates, she bounced back quickly nine years ago and returned to her routine of work, home and exercise.
When babies transition from the womb to the world, they pick up a population of beneficial bacteria, or microbiome, from their mother’s birth canal that would enhance protections from disease. But in the case of C-sections, some moms have been a
Paying attention to what you eat and what your baby eats during the first 1,000 days of life – preconception through 2 years old – has been gaining stature in the medical community for several years now.