There really is no such thing as a perfect pregnancy. A new study revealed that three out of four pregnant mothers-to-be experience constipation, diarrhea or other bowel disorders.
Sex in Ancient Egypt may have been reserved for the summer, new research suggests.
Indonesia introduced a pilot health insurance scheme in November last year which gave millions who previously were not covered, access to health care. As a result, hospitals have experienced staggering growth they are unable to satisfy.
Just breast may not always be best, according to new research that revealed that feeding underweight babies formula milk along with breast milk immediately after birth can actually significantly increase the length of time their mothers end up breastfeeding.
Scientists are trying to understand the role of the 'love hormone' in postpartum depression and bonding between mothers and babies.
A million children die each year on the day on which they are born.
The Food and Drug Administration issued new warning for pregnant women to not use migraine drugs containing valproate sodium as they have shown to lower their unborn child's IQ.
An increasing number of women desperate to become mothers are trading sex for babies on sperm donation websites where male donors offer only "natural insemination".
On Monday, a judge is expected to weigh in on a local custody case that revolves around a young Russian couple living in Sacramento, California and their 5-month-old baby boy that was removed from them by Child Protective Services last Wednesday.
Discovering the sex of an unborn child may help fathers-to-be bond with their baby, according to a new study.
Many teen mothers also have to contend with long-term health effects.
British scientists found that indulging in up to two units of alcohol each week during pregnancy will not harm the development of unborn babies.
Like 1 in 5,000 women, 22-year-old Derya Sert was born without a uterus.
Past studies found that newborn babies prefer to look at attractive faces. When shown two photographs of faces, babies as young as a day old consistently spent more time looking at the more attractive face. However, a new study has revealed that babies' preference for physiques might not match their affinity for beautiful faces.
Almost 20 percent of all babies born to teenagers ages 15-19 in the U.S. are baby No. 2 or 3, federal researchers reported on Tuesday.
Medicaid, America's most prominent health insurance program, is a boon for pregnant women, as well as women who are trying to conceive a child. It covers a plethora of reproductive healthcare services, including family planning and pregnancy-related care (prenatal services, childbirth, and postpartum services and care) without cost-sharing. Medicaid law strictly prohibits the states from charging co-payments, deductibles, or other such service charges.