Pregnancy, children

Early Pregnancy Diet Linked To Light Babies

Early Pregnancy Diet Linked To Light Babies

Mothers who have a high carbohydrate diet in early pregnancy and a low dairy and animal protein diet in later pregnancy may risk having smaller placentas and lighter babies, according to a new study of pregnant women.

Pregnancy guide offers swell advice

Pregnancy guide offers swell advice

Vicki Iovine had four children in six years, no twins, and she just wrote a book about pregnancy. Still, don't expect her to get all nostalgic about the process.
"If it were possible, I'd have had my kids delivered by Federal Express," she says with a grin.

Pineapple is bad for pregnancy

Pineapple is bad for pregnancy

REMEMBER the old wives' tale about not eating pineapples when you are expecting? Or about avoiding sex when you are pregnant? Well, all the old superstitions came flooding back during a recent forum on Miscarriage - Spontaneous Abortion held at the Pantai Medical Centre in Kuala Lumpur recently.

Home Pregnancy Tests

Home Pregnancy Tests

Over-the-counter test kits have revolutionized the way women learn that they are pregnant. Because they are relatively inexpensive, easy to use, and reliable; they have brought the diagnosis of pregnancy from the doctor's office into the home. However, they aren't without limitations. If you're planning to use one it's important to know what you can - and can't - expect it to tell you.