Expert:Sarah Little, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital A pregnancy is considered a high-risk pregnancy if the mother or baby has a higher risk of complications. This can happen due to a variety of factors: Maternal agePre-existing conditionsConditions occuring during pregnancyMultiple births - twins, triplets or more Maternal age … [Read more...] about How can I tell if I’ll have a high-risk pregnancy?
A woman’s body goes through countless changes during and after pregnancy, but one aspect of motherhood that many may not expect is the sometimes sudden and severe hair loss that can occur after baby is born. Dr. Alan J. Bauman, a Board-certified hair restoration physician, joined Pregnancy Magazine to share the facts on new mom hair loss that every woman should … [Read more...] about Postpartum hair loss: 5 things you need to know
There are many different types of health problems and complications that can arise during a pregnancy, and one of the most common is gestational diabetes. In fact, 2 to 10 percent of expecting women develop the condition. The American Diabetes Association proposed to lower the diagnosis threshold in 2011. This could increase the number of women who are diagnosed with … [Read more...] about Are you at risk for gestational diabetes? What are the symptoms?