Maternity and Culture

An Illustrative Case On a cold November night, a young Japanese woman living in Detroit went to go comfort her crying newborn baby son. She saw he was in distress so she carried him outside and [...]

Using Insect Repellents While Pregnant

The recent discovery of the potential harm to infants exposed to Zika virus has reawakened the awareness of insect-borne diseases. Besides Zika, there are many other diseases spread by insect [...]

How Late in Pregnancy Can I Travel?

Pregnant travelers often ask us how late in pregnancy it is safe to travel. The answer to that has to take in a variety of considerations. For a normal, healthy pregnancy there are very few [...]

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