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A Weighty Matter for Those Wanting to Get Pregnant
Losing weight may need to be a priority for heavier women who are thinking about getting pregnant.
Another Possible Factor in Autism Risk
Many factors during pregnancy can affect a baby's development. Among those factors may be gestational diabetes, which could affect your baby's neurological development.
New Down Syndrome Test: More Accurate, More Limited
A new test might improve the accuracy of Down syndrome diagnoses.
How Pollution Could Affect Your Baby's Development
Pollution exposure is a well-known factor in breathing problems in children, but new evidence suggests it may also contribute to other health issues.
More Tummy Troubles for Kids with Autism
Caring for a child with autism comes with struggles, and many parents may find that stomach problems in kids may be part of those struggles.
What Breastfeeding Might Do for Baby's Brain
Breastfeeding may boost more than just bonding — it may also boost baby's brainpower based on how long you do it.
California Kids Get a Breath of Fresh Air
Those fighting for better pollution practices in one US state last week got a breath of fresh air.
How Height and Weight Could Expose Celiac Disease
Break out the tape measure and scale. Measurements like height and weight could help doctors spot celiac disease earlier in kids.
What Vitamin D May Do for Kids' Health
Parents try to do everything they can to keep their kiddos healthy and happy, which can also set kids up to be healthy adults. This principle may also apply to making sure kids get the right amount of vitamin D.
Growing up Early with Sugar-Sweetened Drinks
Girls are becoming women at younger ages, and sugar-sweetened beverages might be playing a role.