Alice Payne slept through labor when a machine misread her contractions. She woke up hours later with a healthy 6.4-pound baby boy.
Pregnant moms are not being given the care they need due to lack of overnight consultants, an audit reported.
Researchers found that around two-thirds of women who tried giving birth naturally after having a C-section were successful.
Human error is the most common cause of infant asphyxiation at birth, according to a new study.
Mothers expecting twins need not be in any rush to schedule a cesarean section, a new study says.
Doctors have suggested that women should aim to have children before turning 35.
The fertility rate of US has finally stabilized after years of steep declining, according to the updated data released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Breastfeeding has previously been thought to prevent against obesity in babies and in children.
Events like marriage and children are pushed further by more and more women who are perhaps more inclined towards building a career before reaching these milestones in life. Also with the continued increase in IVF treatments, women are delaying motherhood may be waiting for the right partner.
A latest study claims that children born to older women apparently have a healthier start in life and are less likely to be admitted to hospital and more likely to have vital immunization jabs. Other benefits of children of older mothers were faster language learning skills, lower social and emotional difficulties before they turned five. For the study, researchers from University College London analyzed data from more than 78,000 children born in England between 2000 and 2002 to mothers aged between 13 and 57 years, Mail Online reported.