The Unicorn Uterus

The Unicorn Uterus

Dr.  Anthony Shaya, MD, MPH, FACOG, of Partners in Women’s Health, answered some questions about this rare uterine malformation. What is a “unicorn uterus”?  A unicornuate uterus is when there is only one side or one horn to the uterus.  Cornu means...
Sleeping on Back in Pregnancy and Stillbirth Risk

Sleeping on Back in Pregnancy and Stillbirth Risk

Women who sleep on their backs in the later months of pregnancy may have a relatively higher risk of stillbirth if they already have other risk factors, a new study suggests. Experts stressed that the findings do not prove that sleep position itself affects stillbirth...

5 Common Pregnancy Myths Explained

Myth #1- Eating for Two This is the popular myth that leads many women to assume that they now need to “eat for two”.  In reality, a baby only requires an additional 300 daily calories (not 2,000!). However, if you do eat for two, it will cause you to have a bigger...