Women often express a fear of giving birth en route to the hospital, and these fears have some basis.
The baby bonus did its job, encouraging people to have more children at a time when fertility rates were low.
Women born in South Asian countries like India or Pakistan are more likely to have a stillbirth than women born in Australia or New Zealand.
The particular makeup of a newborn’s gut microbes is important as it has been shown to affect their risk of developing certain diseases later in childhood and adulthood.
The make-up of our gut is constantly changing and affects everything from our immune system and digestion, to our brain function.
Here's how cultural practices are playing a role in many countries in incentivizing parents to educate their girls.