Expecting Multiples

Premature Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Children

Babies born prematurely may suffer an increased risk of diabetes later in life, according to research conducted at Johns Hopkins University. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, surveyed data on 1,358 babies whose insulin levels were checked at birth and […]

Bacteria a Major Cause of Premature Birth

A major cause of premature birth, thinning membranes around the baby that eventually tear, may be caused by specific bacteria according to new research.

Early rupture of membranes, also known as PROM (Premature Rupture of Membranes), causes almost a third of all premature births. Researchers at […]

Denise Aymond, quintuplet mom, on finding MOST

Some words from Denise, a mom of quintuplets, about MOST. Thanks Denise, we appreciate the kinds words.

At the time it was a life saver. I was stumbling around in unfamiliar territory. I was frustrated at the lack of cold hard facts that were not in […]

Is the Fertility Crisis a Myth?

According to a new study, the percentage of adults of childbearing age getting fertility treatments hasn’t changed since 2002. “Infertility rates have come down a little bit,” says Dr. Anjani Chandra, researcher at the NCHS, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “That […]

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