Among many speculations regarding what pregnant woman should and shouldn't consume is the debate over coffee consumption by expectant mothers.
A June study by the National Institutes of Health has concluded that children exposed to HIV in the womb are at increased risk for hearing loss.
It is an old wisdom that breastfeeding helps new mothers gain back their figure post delivery.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is set to unveil funding a sum in the hundreds of millions of dollars for a campaign to improve access to contraception in the developing world.
According to researchers, contraceptive use likely prevents more than 272,000 maternal deaths from childbirth each year and could reduce maternal deaths by an addition 30 percent if needs are met globally.
According to new research, children born to obese mothers face health problems stemming from the womb.
If fertility drugs actually help a women get pregnant or not, determines the risk at which they are, of contracting breast cancer, claims a latest research.
Scientists have found that infant mortality has come down after adopting new method
After non-melanoma skin cancer it is breast cancer that is the most common cancer among women in the United States.
Women who have their appendix operated out have more chances of getting pregnant and the new study goes against the earlier notion that an appendix operation can lower a woman's chances of bearing children
A recent research in Sweden has associated consumption of antipsychotic medications by pregnant women to them having an increased risk of developing diabetes.
After a lot of focus on the issues faced by children born prematurely, researchers have now concluded that it does make a difference in the mental abilities between children who are born before 37 weeks and those born after 41 weeks. Babies born before 37 weeks are called premature whereas a baby develops completely between 37 and 41 weeks of the mother's pregnancy. However, many women go ahead for an early delivery, simply because she is too tired of pregnancy or because the doctor is busy i...
A latest study from Finland claims that babies that are born smaller are at a slight risk of developing autism. The research has been conducted as a part of a drive to identify the cause behind the developmental disorder which has been prevalent for years and has been on a rise recently.
Although modern insight says that pregnant women should move around a lot for a healthy and uncomplicated delivery, a latest study has revealed that women, who work for more than 25 hours a week during pregnancy, could have smaller babies.
Strenuous weather conditions could have adverse effects on an unborn child