In-depth

Complications

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine. Most cases are mild, but severe cases may require treatment with braces or surgery.

Prevention

Pregnancy diet: Essential nutrients

During pregnancy, a healthy diet is essential. Here are the nutrients that deserve special attention.

Tests and diagnosis

Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this prenatal test.

Prenatal testing: Quick guide to common tests

During pregnancy you might have the option to pursue various screening tests. Here's what the tests can tell you.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

Treatments and drugs

C-section

C-section — Overview covers why it's done, risks, what you can expect and tips for recovery.

Oct. 04, 2011