Pregnancy - Caregiving

Could Motherhood Cause OCD?

Find out why new moms are at increased risk and how to get help.

Myths About Being Pregnant (or a New Mommy)

You'll hear lots of advice if you're pregnant or a new mom, but not all of it is correct. We'll help you sort the facts from the folklore.

Health by the Numbers: Heartburn

Occasional heartburn isn't dangerous, but if it occurs on a frequent basis, it could indicate a more serious health condition. Here's a look at heartburn by the numbers.

Sure Shot? Understanding the Flu Vaccine

Are you thinking about getting a flu vaccination this year? Learn about the risks and rewards.

Anemia: The Most Common Nutritional Deficiency

Too little iron in the body can affect many body functions, but most physical signs and symptoms don't show up until iron deficiency anemia occurs.

5 Keys to Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

Strong parenting and emotional well-being are closely connected. Dr. Gerald Newmark, author of the book "How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children," offers his top child-rearing strategies.

BPA Plastic: 7 Safety Steps

Keeping safe from toxic chemicals is no easy task these days. Here are practical steps you can take to minimize exposure.

6 Sun Smarts for Babies and Toddlers

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. So, when fresh air and sunshine beckons your family outside to play, be sure to pack sunscreen along with your diapers, snacks, and other essentials. Here's all you need to know.

4 Tips for Healthy Multiples

Raising more than one? Multiples have special health concerns.

What's Behind Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy?

When a parent makes her own child ill in order to receive sympathy and attention from health-care professionals, it is one of the most harmful forms of child abuse.

In Utero and Infant Exposure to X-Rays

What precautions should you consider when it comes to these radiation risks?

Risks and Benefits of Eating Heart-Healthy Fish

When it comes to mercury exposure from fish, what do you need to know to make the healthiest choices?

Skull Deformities in Infants

Most babies' misshapen heads round out within the first few weeks after birth, but some do not and require intervention.

Understanding Birth Control Options

Consider these factors to help determine which contraceptive method is right for you.
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