May 6, 2013

Swiss Precision Diagnostics unveiled the new Clearblue Advanced Pregnancy Test with Weeks Estimator at the 61st Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists here.

April 22, 2013

Usana Health Sciences has announced a new prenatal nutrition product to its existing product line, the company said.

April 9, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for treating nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

April 9, 2013

Procter & Gamble launched Clearblue Advanced Digital Ovulation Test, the only ovulation test that can identify a woman’s four best days to get pregnant, two more days than any other test on the market, according to the company.

April 1, 2013

E.p.t, creator of the original home pregnancy test, has partnered with the American Fertility Association to support the vast community of those who are actively trying to conceive during National Infertility Awareness Month this April.

March 4, 2013

There are many reasons not to eat junk food, but researchers in Australia have found one reason why pregnant mothers especially might want to avoid it.

February 19, 2013

Church & Dwight has crafted its first advertising campaign targeting a Spanish-speaking audience for its First Response pregnancy test and ovulation prediction kits, according to a story published in the New York Times Tuesday.

February 12, 2013

A topical medication made by Galderma Labs for treating melasma of the face is now available in pharmacies, Galderma said.

January 10, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new intrauterine device for preventing pregnancy made by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said.

January 4, 2013

The March of Dimes is launching a campaign to encourage expectant mothers to take folic acid to prevent birth defects, the group said Friday.

December 27, 2012

Women deficient in vitamin D early in their pregnancies are more likely to deliver babies with lower birth weights, according to research released last week by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

December 11, 2012

Vitamin D levels in women during pregnancy could impact birth weight, according to research released Tuesday by the Endocrine Society.

December 5, 2012

Even though many baby care products are manufactured "BPA-free," researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health found that bisphenol A, a chemical used in many consumer products, including plastic bottles and metal food and beverage cans, is common in fetal liver tissue, demonstrating that there is considerable exposure to the chemical during pregnancy.

October 25, 2012

A panel at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that pregnant women get vaccinated for whooping cough, the CDC said.

September 11, 2012

Drug maker Upsher-Smith Labs has introduced a new product to its prenatal vitamin line, the company said Tuesday.

June 21, 2012

A new study conducted by Denmark researchers revealed that low to moderate alcohol consumption during the early stages of pregnancy may not be as dangerous as previously thought.

June 13, 2012

Health Net on Tuesday launched a national public service campaign to help increase awareness of prenatal and infant health.

April 2, 2012

A diabetes treatment made by Novo Nordisk is safe for pregnant women, according to a recent decision by the Food and Drug Administration.

February 27, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration turned down an application for a topical reproductive drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals and Columbia Labs, the two companies said Monday.

February 6, 2012

Pregnant women with diabetes are almost four times more likely to have a baby with a birth defect than women without the condition, and the likelihood is linked to the mother's glucose level, according to a new study released by Newcastle University Monday.

January 24, 2012

Drug maker Upsher-Smith Labs has launched a prenatal vitamin designed to help relieve morning sickness, the company said Monday.

January 23, 2012

A panel of experts at the Food and Drug Administration has declined to recommend approval for a topical drug for preventing premature birth in pregnant women, the drug's manufacturers said.

October 20, 2011

African-American women who develop gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy face a 52% increased risk of developing diabetes in the future, compared with white women who develop GDM during pregnancy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online Thursday in the journal Diabetologia.

August 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned U.S. consumers not to use the emergency birth control medicine labeled as Evital, as it may be a counterfeit version of the “morning after pill” and may not be safe or effective in preventing pregnancy.