Category: Pregnancy news

Just in case you were wondering about how a lunar eclipse might affect your pregnancy: Across many cultures, including India, a lunar eclipse is considered harmful for pregnant women. It is believed that it can affect the well being of the foetus, leading to physical deformity, or ugly birthmarks. While...

The gender reveal party is the new way to celebrate each milestone in your pregnancy. Normally a hostess gift only occasion, the party is thrown to celebrate the sex of the new baby. Some parents have figured out some of the coolest ways to reveal if they are have a...

The two vaccines most pregnant women should get are the flu shot and the tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis vaccine or Tdap. The flu shot is, of course, given seasonally. It’s recommended because women’s immune systems are affected by pregnancy, and they’re more likely to get seriously sick from influenza....

The New York Times reports a substantial increase in age of dads with newborns. Researchers at Stanford University reviewed data on 168,867,480 live births from 1972 to 2015, making statistical adjustments for missing paternal records. The average age of the father of a newborn in the United States, the investigators...