U.S. health regulators are warning doctors and women of child-bearing age that half-a-dozen medications used to treat …
In general, doctors aren’t thrilled with the idea of home birth. And while less than 1% of U.S. babies are ushered into the world at home, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) decided to collaborate on guidelines they say …
Some journalists are asking why the murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion doctor isn’t receiving more coverage.
To discourage planned early deliveries, hospitals are banning moms from scheduling births before 39 weeks without a medical reason. And it’s working.
In the latest volley over the contraceptive Plan B, a federal judge reversed the Department of Health and Human Services decision to restrict over-the-counter availability of the morning after pill to those 17 years or older .
To lower teen pregnancy rates in the city, the mayor is relying on fear, guilt and shame. But how effective are such approaches in changing behavior?
Testing for fetal abnormalities can alert expectant parents to potential health problems to come. And it’s the parents who should decide on how to act on those results, right?
Can parents force a teen to have an abortion?
It’s not too late to get a flu shot – especially if you’re pregnant, say experts at the March of Dimes.
It’s about evolution; if dads aren’t around, mothers-to-be make subconscious calculations to balance their needs against those of their children.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
Most women still give birth in hospitals, but midwives hope to change that