Cesarean delivery isn’t better for preterm babies who are small for their age, contrary to common wisdom.
If women wind up pregnant from faulty pill packets, product liability lawsuits or “wrongful pregnancy” cases — reminiscent of medical malpractice — could be filed.
Should infertile couples forgo their desire for biological children and turn instead to adoption?
The key to a successful planned home birth? Flexibility.
Rap improv during labor? Maybe this dad knows that laughter can help relieve stress and ease pain.
Abortions are considered high-risk, but new data suggest that the procedure is considerably safer than childbirth.
Gaby Rodriguez’s mother got pregnant for the first time at age 14. Her sisters got pregnant as teens too. Rodriguez decided to buck the trend — and get creative at the same time
Even at an all-time low, the U.S. teen pregnancy rate is still the highest among developed countries.
A mom gives birth while stuck in an elevator. Are special deliveries in unexpected places on the rise?
Women strongly prefer daughters while men wants sons, a study finds. Could this lead to sex selection?
A woman delivers a baby boy on a commuter train to Manhattan. Are pregnant women not recognizing the signs of labor?
A new study finds that the developmental hazards of maternal drinking may be greatest at the end of the first trimester.
Sharing breast milk is an old idea that has become new again