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Diabetes Screening Urged for All Pregnant Women

During pregnancy, women who have never had diabetes can develop high blood sugar, which can affect mother and child. With cases of gestational diabetes rising, women are being urged to get tested.  Find out »

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Deciphering Chronic Pelvic Pain
When women have pelvic pain, they frequently and understandably assume it is gynecologic in nature. But chronic pelvic pain can be caused by multiple other reasons, and so it is important that a woman be evaluated for all possibilities.  More »

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3D Ultrasounds Are Creepy (to Everyone)
Unhappy your first child has no orange, alien-like pictures to accompany his glossy baby photos? Consider the world of 3D ultrasounds the next time around.  More »

New, Less Expensive IVF Procedure Leads to Healthy Babies
By cutting equipment costs, researchers find a cheaper path to conception.  More »

The Post-Pregnancy Mistake Half of Women Make
After women give birth, many medical organizations recommend that they visit a doctor to assess any possible health risks. However, few women do.  More »

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Ob/Gyn Groups Issue Guidelines to Lower C-Section Rates
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two major medical groups representing America's obstetricians/gynecologists issued joint guidelines on Wednesday aimed at curbing the overuse of cesarean sections in first-time mothers. One major change...  More »

Guidelines to reduce C-section births urge waiting
WASHINGTON (AP) — Show more patience in the delivery room: That's the prescription being given to the nation's obstetricians.  More »

Drinking Early in Pregnancy May Harm Placenta, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking moderate to large amounts of alcohol early in your pregnancy may damage your placenta, the organ that sustains your developing baby until it is born, researchers say. In labo...  More »

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