pregnancy

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 »

Addiction, Motherhood and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

When a woman is addicted or dependent on drugs and medications during pregnancy, her baby is at risk for being... Read full post »

Teens and Pregnancy: 10 Things They Don’t Tell Your Teen in Sex Ed

Some parents may find it awkward or difficult to talk to their kids about sex, but May is Teen Pregnancy... Read full post »