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Expectant Mothers

Pregnancy: The First Three Months Video

Amancay Tapia | Posted 08.25.2016 | Women
Amancay Tapia

If you just found out you are pregnant or you are going through the first three months of your pregnancy , this video is for you.

7 Ways Expectant Moms Can Stay Cool During the Summer

Marva Soogrim | Posted 08.06.2016 | Parents
Marva Soogrim

With a pregnant mom's new parenting chapter upon her, she has to remain in the best of health. It can be the most uncomfortable during August.

'Welcome To Motherhood' Rap Is Just What Parents-To-Be Need To Hear

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.16.2015 | Parents

Countless moms and dads have lamented the sleepless nights, messy stains, piles of laundry, and general confusion that come with welcoming a new baby ...

An Open Letter To All Parents-To-Be

The Next Family | Posted 04.12.2015 | Parents
The Next Family

Despite being madly in love with motherhood, I can't help waxing poetic on occasion about my pre-child days. If anyone tries to tell you that your life will be the same after children as it was before, they are lying to you, plain and simple.

To NIPT or Not to NIPT? That Is the Question

Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG

All parents want the best reassurance for their pregnancy and to protect their unborn to their greatest capability. What is imperative is that a woman understands her options concerning prenatal testing and the risks and benefits inherent in each.

Top 10 Getaways for Mothers-to-Be

Cheapflights | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

Pre-baby vacations, or babymoons, are taking off as must-dos before starting a family and welcoming Junior.

5 Ways To Announce That You're Expecting At Your Wedding

Amber Harrison | Posted 05.21.2014 | Weddings
Amber Harrison

Your wedding day is quickly approaching but you may be bursting to share even more exciting news -- you're expecting!

Expectant Mothers Should Keep Clean Mouth for Healthy Pregnancy

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

For expected mothers, good oral health and good physical health should be solidified as one and the same. Everything is shared between a baby and the mother, and at the end of the nine months, maintaining a clean and healthy mouth will put a smile on your newborn's face.

I Found the 'Holy Grail' of Prenatal Testing

Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA

The real draw of NIPT is its potential as an alternative to invasive testing, a way to replace a needle in the belly with one in the arm, to get information without putting pregnancies in harm's way. The draw of NIPT is that it is non-invasive. That's what makes it exciting.

1,000 Days to Save Millions of Lives

Sharon K. D’Agostino | Posted 06.05.2013 | Impact
Sharon K. D’Agostino

A worldwide 1,000-day countdown begins today and has the potential to accelerate efforts to save and improve millions of lives by the end of 2015.

It Takes a Village: Saving Lives by Working Together

Sharon K. D’Agostino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sharon K. D’Agostino

On International Corporate Philanthropy Day, we highlight the role of the private sector in advancing the health and well-being of women, infants & children. The private sector brings expertise in strategy, innovation, metrics, communications, and even the power of thousands of employees who want to make a difference.

Mobile Messaging: Strengthening the Bond Between Mother and Child

Alice Lin Fabiano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Alice Lin Fabiano

Having health information in the palm of her hand is now possible for Asha Sarkar, a new mother who lives in a slum outside of Dhaka. She is one of t...

Would You Tell Facebook About Your Pregnancy? New "Expecting A Baby" Feature Lets You

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents

Single, in a relationship, engaged, married and now, expecting a baby? Facebook is now encouraging people to share that next big life event -- pre...

For Expectant Mothers, Chagas Disease Is Cause for Concern

Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D. | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D.

For expectant mothers, what makes Chagas disease especially harmful is that it can be passed to their unborn children, causing highly lethal congenital infections. However, few obstetricians are trained to recognize the signs of Chagas disease.

Spanish Expectant Mothers Race To Give Birth Before New Year To Claim $3,303 'Cheque Bebe'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A new round of public spending cuts in Spain has many expectant women scrambling to give birth before the end of the year, the Guardian is reporting. ...