Can Obesity Before Pregnancy Cause Cerebral Palsy?

Obese Pregnancy Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury

When you become pregnant, it’s impossible not to notice all the changes your body goes through. While many women tend to focus on their midsections before babies come into our lives, thanks in part to the overwhelming amount of diet and beauty standards portrayed in mass media, our bellies become a bigger focus once we’re […]

Breast Cancer and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Breast Cancer and Pregnancy

Breast cancer at any age is devastating, but younger women also have to consider the impact on their reproductive health. Eleven percent of all new cases of breast cancer occur in women 45 years old or younger: the years when a woman is fertile. Breast cancer and pregnancy have a significant impact on each other, […]

Dad Matters: How a Father’s Genes Affect Baby

Dad's Genes Effect on Baby

Time and again, women are told all the things they can’t do while pregnant. They can’t smoke or drink alcohol. They should be careful about the medications they take and the food they eat. They should work out, but not too hard. It is widely recognized that a mother’s health and genetics impact the risk of pregnancy complications, […]