Pregnancy Health Center

Expectant moms and dads are full of questions: What should I be eating? What sorts of tests should I have to make sure the baby is okay? How should we prepare for the newborn’s arrival? …And many, many more. Try to relax, take it one day at a time – enjoy this amazing process – and peruse the lists below for answers to your questions.

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ADHD and the Environment

Can exposing the developing brain to environmental toxins lead to ADHD? An upcoming study in the NIH journal Environmental Health Perspectives examined the effects of two substances known to affect the developing brain – cigarette smoke and lead. In their analysis, the authors calculated that 4.2% of kids in the United States between the ages …

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Articles

Dr. Greene explains diseases and conditions of interest to expecting mothers, including salmonella, rubella, and Down syndrome.

Q&A Guides

What is the relationship between premature babies and stress hormones? Is it safe to nurse while pregnant? Dr. Greene answers questions from concerned parents.

Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy can be a joyous time, but it can also come with a lot of unknowns. Here we take a look at ways to best support yourself in pregnancy for the benefit of your body and your baby.

Labor & Birth

Labor may be the area in which expecting mothers have the most questions. Learn about skin-to-skin care, the relationship between breastfeeding and epidurals, as well as the benefits of vaginal birth.

Pregnancy Nutrition

Not only does a diet rich in fruits and vegetables support your growing baby, it also teaches your child to enjoy these healthy foods in the future! Delve into the nuances of nutrition during pregnancy.

Prenatal

Learn about exercise during pregnancy, what to consider in a home birth, and how a father’s vitamins and supplements can aid in the health of a growing baby.