For couples having trouble getting pregnant, there are a variety of procedures that can help them conceive. New research indicates that testing the m...
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Breastfeeding is scientifically proven to provide health benefits to both mother and baby, so why aren't more women doing it?
Alcohol and pregnancy don't -- and shouldn’t -- mix.
Soy products—foods that contain soybeans and their derivatives—are fairly commonplace and are often used as meat substitutes. Though there is som...
Birth is a normal process, but it does involve a painful period of labor. A new treatment for the pain may soon become available in Australian hospit...
Giving birth at home may not be as dangerous as some think.
The World Health Organization (WHO) released some promising statistics on maternal mortality this week.
The due date guessing game may be about to get a whole lot easier.
Zoe Saldana rose to prominence with roles in feature films like "Star Trek" and "Avatar," and she's using that celebrity to raise awareness about bab...
Pelvic pain during pregnancy is one of those uncomfortable byproducts of motherhood. But staying active in the months prior may help.
The gift of life is arguably the most precious thing anyone can give or receive. Now, some women in the UK are receiving the ability to give life.
When choosing your route to work, you may want to consider avoiding the busy streets.
When it comes to unexplained infertility, the type of treatment you receive could make a difference in your outcome.
Some pregnant women could be putting their future children at risk by drinking alcohol.
Infertility can be a big concern for some women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). But exercise and weight loss may be here to help.
Quitting smoking is far from easy, and new mothers may have an even harder time than most.
Surgical mesh slings appear to be an effective way to treat urinary incontinence in women — despite past concerns.
Many women have cramps or irritability in the days leading up to their periods. For some women, however, things can get a whole lot worse. But one tr...