Prenatal Care

A new UCLA study points the way to more accurate predictions of pregnancy complications, such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia, before symptoms arise

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • November 25, 2020

Dr. Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD, shares insight from the new study

By Alana Prisco • October 7, 2020

Answers to questions about breastfeeding amidst COVID-19

By uclahealth • August 6, 2020

Tips for Pregnant Women Amidst Coronavirus

By uclahealth • March 5, 2020
Dear Doctors: Our daughter-in-law is four months pregnant with our first grandchild. When she and our son were recently visiting for the weekend, we became aware that she’s secretly smoking. She says it’s OK because it’s just three cigarettes a day and asked us not to tell our son. Is [...]
By Ask the Doctors • October 3, 2018
May awareness day for condition that affects 2 percent of pregnant women Morning sickness—nausea and vomiting during pregnancy—occurs in up to 90 percent of women. Even animals, including a Gorilla named Calaya, have experienced it, too. About 2 percent of pregnant women suffer a more severe form of [...]
By Amy Albin • May 10, 2018
For pregnant women, the prospect of prenatal testing creates both hope and fear. The hope: That they’ll learn the gender of their unborn child and that it [...]
By Tami Dennis • July 25, 2017
Fourteen months after the Zika virus [...]
By Tiare Dunlap • May 5, 2017
Maintaining optimal oral health is important in all stages of life, but it’s even more important when a woman becomes pregnant. Pregnant women can experience negative, and often unexpected, changes in their oral health that have long-term repercussions. These can include an increase in cavities due to frequent [...]
By Brianna Aldrich • March 8, 2017