The US Senate will discuss the nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to the Food and Drug Administration but Democrats believe he is not fit for the job as he is deemed too close to the pharmaceutical industry.
The Chinese Communist Party announced that the one-child policy will be coming to an end.
A new study found that induced labor reduces risk of c-section when compared to expectant management.
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park welcomed a newborn baby gorilla that was delivered via C-section.
A new set of guidelines recommended doctors to be more patient before deciding to perform a C-section.
Epidurals can lengthen delivery time by two hours or more without harming the baby, a new study reported.
A high concentration of bacteria could be tied to causing premature births, a new study reported.
Drinking protein shakes may make childbirth a little better, according to a new study.
Researchers reported that inducing or augmenting labor could be tied to autism.
Some studies have found that babies whose cords are cut immediately may have lower stores of iron for up to six months.
Two studies presented at this year's EuroPrevent, an international forum for preventative cardiology, suggested that demanding physical work is associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease.
Roughly one in seven mothers suffer from postpartum depression, study reports.
Older women are at high risk of having stillbirths. Now, a new study says that inducing delivery during early stages of pregnancy can cut the risk of stillbirth or the baby being born with other health complications.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.