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COVID antibodies found in breast milk of vaccinated mothers

In a new study from the University of Rochester, researchers found evidence that mothers with two types of immunity from COVID—disease-acquired (those who have...

Walking may reduce depression after giving birth

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant countless women are looking beyond harder-to-access, traditional postpartum depression (PPD) treatment options—like psychiatry and medication—and finding that physical activity...

No, COVID-19 vaccines don’t affect women’s fertility

Some women are holding off on being vaccinated against COVID-19 because of concerns the jab could affect their fertility, at times taking to social...

Blood clots, uncontrolled bleeding and a stroke – all after giving birth

Near the end of her second pregnancy, Amanda Moreland sliced open her knee. She applied pressure with a towel but couldn't fully stop the...

Should pregnant women have a COVID vaccine?

Having a baby brings enough stress and uncertainty without having to deal with a pandemic. Added to that is the difficult decision to have...

She had a baby. Then emergency heart surgery. And a stroke. Then, a new...

In her third trimester, Kristy Novillo struggled to give tours of the Redmond, Washington, child care center where she worked as a director. Walking...

Women’s longevity related to age at birth of last child

No one knows for sure how long they will live. But in a recent study published in Menopause, researchers found that telomere length may offer...

This pregnancy symptom linked to a much higher autism risk in child

In a recent study published in the American Journal of Perinatology, researchers found children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum—a severe form of morning sickness—during...

COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective for pregnant women and their babies – new study

COVID-19 vaccines are proving highly effective in pregnancy, according to a newly published study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. It has also...

These 6 pregnancy problems signal heart disease later in life

In a new statement, researchers found 6 pregnancy-related complications - high blood pressure, gestational diabetes, preterm delivery, small-for-gestational-age delivery, pregnancy loss or placental abruption...