pregnancy

Ovarian Torsion: What Parents Need to Know

Teaching girls to get to know and listen to their bodies as they move through puberty and beyond is an... Read full post »

Birth Control Myths: Get the Facts

I spend time educating students in high schools on safe sex practices, including contraceptives (birth control) and sexually transmitted infection... Read full post »

Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Talking with Your Children About Getting Pregnant

“Where do babies come from?” It’s a question children have asked adults for decades. We use different stories and legends... Read full post »

Fertility Preservation: Planning For Life Beyond Treatment

Fertility can be a sensitive topic for some families, especially when children and adolescents are faced with life-altering medical conditions... Read full post »

One Patient’s Story: Marfan Syndrome and Pregnancy

I have Marfan syndrome. It’s a connective tissue disorder that affects my whole body, including my heart. My Marfan syndrome... Read full post »

Research: Is There a Link Between Pre-Term Birth and Calcium Deposits?

We often don’t know why a baby is born preterm. What caused the mother’s contractions to begin early? What caused... Read full post »

Our Top 10 Posts of 2016

It is time, once again, to reflect on the last year and thank the many contributors to 700 Children’s (we... Read full post »

Risks of Teen Pregnancy

Although the teen pregnancy rate has declined by 55 percent since 1990, teens are still becoming pregnant and giving birth... Read full post »