Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy may not improve the odds of motherhood for women with a history of miscarriage, a new study finds.

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weekdays may be the safest time to have a baby, at least in British hospitals, a new study finds.

Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American women are catching up to men when it comes to using and abusing alcohol, a new government report shows.

Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure?

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of women suffer through premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and now new research suggests that those with moderate-to-severe PMS may be at heightened risk for high blood pressure later in life.

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women need to exercise and eat healthy foods during and after pregnancy in order to combat overweight and obesity and related health problems, women's health experts say.

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some Women

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests another potential benefit for moms who breast-feed -- a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies exposed to high levels of arsenic in the womb are at increased risk for infections and respiratory symptoms in their first year of life, a new study suggests.

Danger Persists for Young Women After Heart Attack, Stroke

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women who survive a heart attack or stroke may not be out of danger once they recover, European researchers say.

Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Moderate amounts of caffeine during pregnancy don't appear to be linked to a child's risk for lower IQ or behavior problems, a new study suggests.

Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level

SUNDAY, Nov. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The stress of making holiday time a happy time can put women at risk for heart problems, an expert warns.