The Sadness Sticks
After a miscarriage, many women experience depression and anxiety. These mental health problems can continue for many years, even after the mother gives birth to a healthy child, according to new research.
Dangers of Choosing Your Baby's Birthday
While it is becoming increasingly common for pregnant women and their doctors to decide to induce labor, a new study has found that inducing labor is linked to various negative health consequences.
More Magic from Mother's Milk
Babies whose mothers had diabetes during pregnancy face an increased risk of childhood obesity. However, a new study shows that breastfeeding may reduce that risk of obesity.
This Mama's Smokin'
Maternal cigarette smoking in the first trimester was associated with a 20 to 70 percent greater likelihood that a baby would be born with certain types of congenital heart defects, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Mistakes Were Made
Once ovarian cancer has been diagnosed, it takes some general practitioners more than one month to record the diagnosis, according to a new study.
The amount of fructose that a mother ingests during pregnancy affects female and male fetuses in different ways, according to a new study.
Where Do Babies Come from?
Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have identified a key step in the establishment of a pregnancy.
Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
To observe Prenatal Infection Prevention Month and to educate expectant mother's, here is a list of common prenatal infections and how to avoid them.
Motherhood is About to Make You a Little Crazier
FDA notified healthcare professionals that the Pregnancy section of drug labels for the entire class of antipsychotic drugs has been updated.
The Best-Laid Family Plans
Birth control, as opposed to low fertility rates, may account for smaller families in developing, low-income countries, according to a new study.