Compared to obese expectant mothers without special care, those given individualized calorie goals and weekly group meetings gained less weight during pregnancy and had fewer oversized newborns in...
A nine-month-old boy is defying the odds after being born with half of a heart and suffering cardiac arrest three times within his first weeks of life, The Birmingham Mail reported.
A new study has found that a hormone often used to reduce the need for blood transfusions may also prevent brain injuries in premature babies.
Jyoti Kumar went to the doctor after she started experiencing constant abdominal pain—and experts in the Indian city of Nagpur discovered the cause was a baby skeleton that had been inside...
For preemies, the combination of hearing mother’s voice softly singing while being held against her skin can have a number of health benefits - and it helps moms, too, a new study suggests.
More single U.S. women over the age of 35 are having children, even as the overall birth rates for unmarried women in the United States have dropped, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
A growing share of unmarried middle-aged women is having kids.
Many babies in breech position are still delivered vaginally, which increases their risk for complications, a new report warns.
Americans love their antibacterial soaps and cleansers, but could these products be doing more harm than good?
Have you thought about having a doula— someone who provides support for you during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period? If you’re considering working with one, it’s a wise decision.