Infants falls in hospitals are on the rise due to an increase in newborns staying in their mothers’ hospital rooms. An obstetrician at UT Southwestern in Dallas explains how falls can be prevented.
Learn the real story behind pregorexia. Physicians at UT Southwestern in Dallas discuss how you can achieve healthy weight gain during pregnancy.
Women who are pregnant have the option of having a test performed to assess the likelihood their baby has Down syndrome. Some struggle with whether to have the test.
Measles is the most contagious infectious disease we know of. Childhood vaccination is the best protection against it.
Doctors can use special testing to screen for and detect Down syndrome in a baby before he or she is born. Dr. Robyn Horsager explains the research that led to this advancement.
Some moms choose to use a breast pump right away to provide breast milk to their baby.
Obstetricians are usually open to elective induction of labor after 39 weeks, and repeat cesarean sections are routinely scheduled at that time.
What a woman experiences during pregnancy can give doctors a glimpse into the future.
For women who have an infectious disease and are pregnant, early intervention is important.
Doctors can diagnose many birth defects before the baby is born.