I’ve spent many hours in the operating room humming this beautiful music, Waltz No. 2 by Shostakovich. This is an absolute masterpiece! … Read more about Some of My Favorite Music from the Operating Room
As illegal meth use has made a comeback across the U.S., pregnant women have not been spared, doctors say. New research shows rural areas in … Read more about Women Using Meth and Opioids During Pregnancy Rising Fast [new study]
Dr. Aliabadi was recently featured again on E Channel’s Keeping Up With The Kardashians where she had the privilege of delivering another … Read more about Khloe Kardashian’s Touching Note To Dr. Aliabadi
Recent studies underscore the benefits of induction at 39 weeks in healthy nulliparas but the decision to deliver should remain up … Read more about Induced Labor at 39 Weeks May Be Best for Mother and Child [new study]
Assisted reproductive technologies are not the sole cause of multiple births — naturally occurring multiple births due to women delaying … Read more about Delaying Motherhood Increases Chances of Having a Multiple Birth [new study]
Alydia Health, a tiny Menlo Park, CA startup co-founded by a 21-year-old woman, announced it has secured $10 million in funding to test a … Read more about Young Female Entrepreneur Finds Solution to the Shocking Rise in Maternal Bleeding Deaths
From conversations with women around the country who have recently negotiated pumping in their workplaces, it seems that plenty of companies … Read more about Pumping Breast Milk at Work: Why Are So Many Women Giving Up?
Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gave birth to her third child with Prince William April 23, according to a tweet from Kensington Palace, … Read more about Why Does Kate Middleton Leave the Hospital So Soon After Giving Birth?
Are twins really twice as nice? Absolutely! But what about two pairs of twins? Right now, I can almost hear the whispers of parents all … Read more about Identical or Fraternal? Interesting Facts about Multiple Pregnancies
"If I take maternity leave, then I won't be allowed to sponsor legislation or vote during that time period," explained DuckworthFrom … Read more about U.S. Senator Fights for Maternity Leave and Breastfeeding Justice…IN THE SENATE ITSELF!
When 32-year-old Calista Johnson died 5 days after giving birth this summer, she became part of a troubling trend of moms dying in … Read more about Death by Giving Birth: Why US Mothers are Dying More Than Anywhere Else.
“Never underestimate the strength and resiliency of babies.” Premature birth is a global problem. Each and every year, 15 million babies … Read more about It’s Prematurity Awareness Month: So What’s Being Done for Child Survival and Health?
When researchers went looking for the worst threat to women's health, they found the number one cause was not hypertension, or infection, or … Read more about The Deadliest Threat to a Pregnant Woman Lives Inside Her Home [new study]
It’s not easy to get 40 winks when you’re pregnant. Between physical aches and pains, abnormal positioning, the baby kicking, and an … Read more about Insomnia and Pregnancy, A Dangerous Duo That Puts Your Baby at Risk
The changes that occur during pregnancy and postpartum can make women feel like their bodies are out of control. That's when eating … Read more about New Mom Reveals the One Event that Triggered Her Secret Disordered Eating Behaviors
Becoming a parent is hard. Between the long, sleepless nights, interrupted routines, and more scares and uncertainties cropping up with each … Read more about Obstetricians Warn About Dad’s Baby Blues: New Fathers at High Risk for Post-Partum Depression, Too