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.
Not all companies are eager to oblige the needs of expectant workers. The newly proposed Pregnant Workers Fairness Act aims to force employers’ hand.
Melissa Brown survived breast cancer at 26. Advised not to get pregnant afterward, she accepted with joy and trepidation her sister’s offer to be her gestational surrogate.
Turlington Burns is calling on mothers to honor “No Mother’s Day” instead, to raise awareness of the 358,000 mothers who die worldwide from pregnancy or childbirth complications each year.
Motherhood pays, at least for celebrities. But it can be particularly lucrative for those who may have fallen off the conventional Hollywood gravy train.
The rate of babies born to mothers who use prescription painkillers during pregnancy has risen sharply over the last decade. Though the long-term effects of such drug exposure are uncertain, true harm can come of labeling these …
About 1 in 4 babies are now born to unmarried couples, a rate that has nearly doubled since 2002, according to a recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Simpson is being alternately vilified and championed for seemingly gaining more than the recommended 35 lbs. during pregnancy. Since when is a big pregnant woman news?