Researchers Suggest Smoking Pot Maybe Increases the Risk of Preterm…

In a study that might prove helpful eventually, researchers hoping to figure out some of the underlying risk factors among mothers who deliver early studied 3,000 first-time moms in New Zealand and Australia. About five percent of these women gave birth before the 37-week mark or at least three weeks early (most… » 7/22/12 9:30pm 7/22/12 9:30pm

Pregnant Mothers Should Be Terrified Of Mildly Warm Days

Here's another thing for pregnant ladies to worry about: the heat. According to a new study, getting too hot could increase the risk of premature delivery or stillbirth. And they define "too hot" pretty loosely. » 12/22/11 2:00pm 12/22/11 2:00pm

Female Preemies More Likely To Suffer Maternity Woes, Less Likely To…

Despite what the Cabbage Patch Kids would like you to believe about the cuteness of preemies, with their little incubators built out of lettuce, real babies born prematurely babies can suffer lifelong consequences after coming out of the womb early. According to a study published in the new edition of the Journal of… » 3/26/08 9:30am 3/26/08 9:30am