Is It Safe: Alcohol, Smoking & Drugs
Read more about the risks associated with alcohol, smoking, drugs, and certain chemicals during pregnancy.
Alcohol and Pregnancy: Is Timing Everything? When it comes to drinking alcohol during pregnancy and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, is it all in the timing?
Caffeine and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know Some experts suggest giving up caffeine during pregnancy altogether. Some say as many as four cups of coffee a day won't hurt anyone. So what’s ...
Drink Up—or Decaf? New Findings on Coffee During Pregnancy A new study adds to the already murky facts on the effects of caffeine on your baby-to-be.
Drinking During Pregnancy Can Affect Baby's IQ Yet another study on alcohol consumption during pregnancy brings the conversation full circle.
Drugs During Pregnancy? What's Safe Pregnant and wondering which prescription medications are safe? This overview on the effects of prescription drugs on your baby will answer ...
Pesky Pesticides: More Reasons to Eat Organic An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but for your baby's sake, you may want to choose an organic one.
Should Pregnant Women Be Tested for Smoking? While British officials recommend breath tests for expectant moms, some in the US wonder whether mandatory testing helps or hurts. ...
To Toast, or Not to Toast: The Truth about Social Drinking and Pregnancy It's not uncommon to see a pregnant woman sipping a small glass of red wine in a restaurant, or tasting champagne at a wedding. So, is having an ...
"Sure, I'll Have Another" A slew of new studies OK (some) drinking during pregnancy
BPA Exposure During Pregnancy and Baby Wheezing Ditch that plastic water bottle, Mom-to-be. Avoiding BPA (bisphenol A) could reduce the risk of your baby developing wheezing symptoms. ...
Chemicals Found in Pregnant Women Chemicals like BPA and PBDE are being found in pregnant women in the US—even chemicals that have been banned for years.
Does Smoking During Pregnancy Set Baby Up for a Life of Crime? Your baby may have an increased risk of being involved in criminal activity down the road if you’re smoking during pregnancy. ...
Drinking Alcohol during Pregnancy May Harm Semen Quality in Sons That glass of wine may cause fertility problems for your son later in life.
How Pregnant Smokers Can Kick Butt! With all of the anti-smoking campaigns and literature out there today, a surprising number of pregnant women still smoke. The good news is ...
Illegal and Recreational Drugs During Pregnancy Surprisingly, nearly 4 percent of all pregnant women in the US use illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, Ecstasy and other amphetamines, ...