A woman in England is considered a true medical miracle, giving birth to triplets from two separate wombs — a rare condition known to affect one in 1 million women worldwide
Pennsylvania sisters Brigid Bink and Emily Whitaker have a close relationship, so when they found out they had the same due date—today—for their first children, they were thrilled.
Victoria Rexach had previously had two cesarean sections, and her doctor—a high-risk specialist—wanted her to have another when she gave birth to her twin girls.
Tests conducted in 2011 and 2012 show that the influenza vaccine effectively prevents flu infections in pregnant women, whether or not they are infected with HIV.
Mothers who give birth in areas with higher concentrations of African-Americans are less likely to get breastfeeding support on maternity wards than mothers in other communities, a new study shows.
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.