It provides workers with more rights if they have to take time off for a family or health emergency. But its creators say the act could do more.
Most women still give birth in hospitals, but midwives hope to change that
Pregnancy-related infections are one of the leading causes of death among pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries — but most of these infections are treatable and preventable, researchers say.
What would happen if women at risk for unintended pregnancies received the birth control of their choice — especially the more effective kinds — at no cost?
As Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer decides what to name her newborn son, could “Homepage” or “Cloud” be on the table?
New research shows that women who have larger babies have more than twice the risk of breast cancer, compared with mothers who give birth to smaller infants.
The Silicon Valley executive is expecting her first child, a boy, in October. Is it inevitable that the way she handles her pregnancy, maternity leave and new motherhood will play a role in how her job performance is assessed?
Women who drank five or more cups of coffee a day were about 50% less likely to get pregnant through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) than non-drinkers, according to a recent Danish study.
Children born too early show lower test scores in school, according to a new study published in Pediatrics.
Increasingly, the data suggest that light drinking in pregnancy doesn’t have ill effects on the developing fetus. Does this give expectant mothers the license to drink?
(Updated) Maintaining good health during pregnancy is one of the surest ways mothers can protect their developing babies’ well-being. A new study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D could be one such protective factor.