Does what I eat during pregnancy change my baby's food preferences?
    January 24, 2006
    Does what I eat during pregnancy change my baby’s food preferences?

    What Is There for the Baby to Smell? The amniotic fluid is like a living bowl of salty soup. The cells in the baby's nose can detect the ingredients in that soup and send messages about them to the br…

    Down Syndrome Testing and Vegetarians
    April 8, 2004
    Down Syndrome Testing and Vegetarians

    Pregnant women who are vegetarians may be unnecessarily worried by prenatal screening tests, according to a study from the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taipei. The study followed the pregnancies of…

    Food Allergies
    October 29, 2002
    Food Allergies: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Food hypersensitivity, Oral allergy syndrome, Allergic proctocolitis Introduction to food allergies: Many parents of infants and toddlers are told that food allergies don’t happen …

    Hyperemesis
    April 26, 2002
    Hyperemesis

    Dr. Greene`s Answer: Dear Joy (and Spanky, Jr), Congratulations on the miracle happening inside you. I’m sure the intractable vomitinghas been difficult to deal with. Perhaps this high price has mad…

    Eating Licorice and Premature Babies
    June 13, 2001
    Eating Licorice and Premature Babies

    Pregnant women who eat lots of black licorice may be at increased risk of pre-term labor, according to a study in the June 2001 issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. (more…)…

    Effects of Alcohol and Pregnancy
    February 15, 2000
    Effects of Alcohol and Pregnancy

    The first trimester of pregnancy can be a vulnerable time. Some medicines taken during that period can have catastrophic effects on the baby. The third trimester is generally safer. Evidence published…

    Fast Facts about SIDS
    August 3, 1998
    Fast Facts about SIDS

    SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is defined as the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of any infant or young child. (more…)…