A government-appointed task force recommends depression screenings for high at-risk populations including pregnant women in an effort to reduce cases of post-partum depression (PPD) among mothers.
President Barack Obama is calling for more research on the mosquito-borne Zika virus that has been linked to a birth defect.
In response to surging cases of Zika-caused birth defects abroad and in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued interim guidelines on recommended care for pregnant women potentially exposed to the mosquito-borne illness.
Pregnant women who traveled recently to places infected by Zika are advised to undergo testing.
A new form of blood test that identifies Down’s Syndrome has not only been approved but also recommended for high-risk women on NHS, thus diminishing the complications and examinations
National Institutes of Health-led study warned women to cut back on spuds after research findings linked high level of potato consumption with heightened risks of developing gestational diabetes.
A recent study revealed that drinking any amount of alcohol in a state of pregnancy can expose the unborn child to as many as 428 conditions that are linked to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), revealed a new study
Scientists have found some link between antidepressants and autism.
According to a new study, exposure to BPA during pregnancy can increase children's risk of poor lung function.
A new study found that yoga can help reduce stress and anxiety levels of pregnant women.