If NSW decriminalises abortion, women will be able to access a termination up to 22 weeks' gestation. But such cut-offs are arbitrary and should be abandoned.
Insomnia impacts more than 20 per cent of women during pregnancy. And it is treatable.
A growing number of women may be looking to non-hormonal methods of contraception, in the form of fertility awareness apps. But apps are not likely to be as effective as other forms of contraception.
Research shows fainting in pregnancy may be associated with medical problems for the child at birth and heart conditions in the mother post delivery.
Women who have had gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But regular checks, a healthy diet and exercise are can help to manage this risk.
We used to think a marsupial mum didn't know when she was pregnant, but new research shows that's wrong. And that could help in conservation of endangered species.
Professional bodies say that vaginal births after caesareans are safe and usually successful. So why do doctors often recommend that women go back under the knife?
It can be difficult to understand all the 'add-on' procedures available with IVF. A new study finds one popular fertility technology, ICSI, is being offered to couples it might not be suitable for.
New study suggests that women should avoid alcohol around the time of conception.
Symptoms of pre-eclampsia, including high blood pressure, usually resolve by about two months after the birth. But some health problems can develop later.
Approximately 25% of women – representing all races and backgrounds – will undergo an abortion before the age of 45.
New research can for the first time tell us what happens when women wish to go back to the clinic to use their frozen eggs.
Babies undertake a massive transition during labour and delivery as they move from the supported environment of the uterus to independent existence.
The number of births in the US is down 2% – to what the CDC calls 'the lowest number of births in 32 years.' This drop brings the US more in line with its peers.
Despite what the statistics suggest, many teenage parents say having a baby has transformed their lives.
A professor of midwifery education reviews the research evaluating the safety of home versus hospital births.
Usually we set out to get plenty of fibre and little fat, but nutritional advice for pregnant women and parents of toddlers who are vegan is different.
A step-by- step coordinated physiotherapy plan is key for patients with disorders related to the pelvic floor.
The evidence is clear that newborn babies do better when they 'room-in' with their opioid-dependent mothers. So why are hospitals across Canada so slow to provide this recognized standard of care?
Australia's college of obstetricians has warned pregnant women against kissing their toddlers on the mouth or sharing food because of the risk of cytomegalovirus (CMV). But is this advice useful?