Category Archives: Pregnancy

Plus-size women can work with their providers to make a plan for a healthy pregnancy.

Healthy pregnancy for plus-size women

Obesity during pregnancy can increase the risk of birth defects and problems with pregnancy or delivery. Longer-term problems can include continuing issues with weight for the mother and an increasedRead More

Preventing pregnancy with a gel for men?

This June the largest effort in the U.S. to test a new hormonal male contraceptive starts—with support from NIH. Contraceptives help prevent pregnancy. Currently condoms and a vasectomy are theRead More