At a time when society struggles to find a definition for the “typical” American family, perinatologists at Greenwich Hospital are helping women start and grow families when a pregnancy is considered “high risk” due to age or other factors.
“While a woman in her late thirties or early forties is considered young by many standards, when it comes to reproduction, she is considered high-risk,” says perinatologist Annette Bond, MD, director of maternal-fetal medicine at Greenwich Hospital.
Having a big waist may raise women's death rates, even in women who aren't overweight. That news comes from a study of 44,600 female nurses enrolled in a long-term health study.
New caffeine research published in the British Journal of Pharmacology reveals that caffeine consumption may make it harder for a woman to get pregnant.