Multiple Births

December 11, 2013

VBAC 101: Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section

Many of the women who are lucky enough to experience Vaginal Birth After C-section (VBAC) say it is the single greatest experience of their lives. They […]
October 10, 2012

Expecting Two Bundles of Joy: Unexpectedly?

Ok, sit down, and take a breather. Yes, you, the mom expecting twins. You have recently found out that you are expecting two babies and you […]
August 10, 2012

Choosing the Best Time to Have Children

For women trying to plan a family and a successful career, the biggest decision is deciding when. Should I become a mom at 25, 30 or […]
July 4, 2012

Single-Embryo IVF Cuts Risk to Baby: Study

WEDNESDAY, July 4 (HealthDay News) — Transplanting just one embryo during assisted reproduction treatments reduces the risk of preventable infant deaths that occur just before or […]
July 2, 2012

5 Million ‘Test Tube’ Babies Born to Date

MONDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) — About 5 million babies have been born worldwide from assisted reproductive technologies, such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and intracytoplasmic […]
June 29, 2012

Health Tip: Is Your Pregnancy Higher Risk?

(HealthDay News) — If you’re pregnant, a series of physical and demographic factors may dictate that your pregnancy is “high-risk” and requires special care. The Womenshealth.gov […]
June 23, 2012

Could Fertility Drugs Make Kids Shorter?

SATURDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) — For those who need help getting pregnant, the thought of having a child who’s a little shorter than other kids […]
June 7, 2012

Most ‘Extreme Preemies’ Grow Into Happy, Healthy Teens

THURSDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) — The tiniest, most underweight babies emerge as teens who feel good about themselves, rating their health about the same as […]
May 8, 2012

Home Birth Poses Danger for Higher-Risk Pregnancies: Study

TUESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) — A five-year study of home births in Oregon found an elevated rate of deaths among babies that had to be […]
April 26, 2012

When One Becomes More: Multiple Birth

A multiple birth is the term used for when more than one baby is carried to term during a single pregnancy. The most common forms of […]
March 7, 2012

Pregnancy May Protect Against MS, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that pregnancy may decrease women’s risk of developing multiple sclerosis. “Even one pregnancy was associated with nearly […]
February 10, 2012

Study Weighs Pros, Cons of Home or Hospital Birth

FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) — Babies whose mothers choose to deliver at home are at higher risk of complications after birth, including low Apgar scores […]
January 26, 2012

More U.S. Babies Born at Home: CDC

THURSDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) — The rate of home births in the United States has made a dramatic upturn since 2004, reversing a trend of […]
January 4, 2012

U.S. Twin Births Soar: CDC

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) — The birth rate for twins in the United States has jumped by 76 percent since 1980, government health officials reported […]
November 4, 2011

Online Forums Can Help Women Cope With Pregnancy Loss

FRIDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) — Online forums help women who have had a miscarriage or stillbirth cope with their feelings of loss and isolation, according […]