A Link Between Celiac Disease and Infertility

A Link Between Celiac Disease and Infertility

If a woman with celiac disease eats gluten while pregnant, she may experience some difficulties. Here are some stories about moms who experienced infertility linked to celiac disease.

Lupus and Pregnancy: An Improving Outlook

Lupus and Pregnancy: An Improving Outlook

As medical technology and our understanding of this condition evolve, pregnancy and lupus is no longer the dangerous combination it was a few years back. Keep reading to learn more about pregnancy and lupus.

Antibiotic Use by Pregnant Women Is a Risk Factor for Crohn’s and Colitis, Study Says

Antibiotic Use by Pregnant Women Is a Risk Factor for Crohn’s and Colitis, Study Says

The use of antibiotics during the peripartum stage of pregnancy may contribute to the development of Crohn’s disease and other inflammatory bowel diseases in the children of parents who are genetically susceptible to these conditions.

Braxton-Hicks Contractions

Braxton-Hicks Contractions

Uterine muscles need to contract to become stronger and consequently be able to soften the cervix during labor preparations. These muscle contractions, in medical jargon, are called Braxton-Hicks. Read on to learn more about Braxton-Hicks contractions.

Braxton-Hicks vs. Real Contractions

Braxton-Hicks vs. Real Contractions

Braxton-Hicks contractions are contractions in the uterus that can occur before real contractions. But what's the difference between the two types of contractions? Keep reading to find out.