Women with diabetes are at high risk of pregnancy complications. But there is a lot women can do to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Despite celebrity endorsements and growing popularity of the practice, there's still little scientific proof to support these claims.
Most women feel they are unable to ask health professionals questions. And only half were consistently asked if they had questions.
Although research can provide us with useful evidence to help inform our decisions, underfunded research areas still mean that women are being left in the dark.
Having multiple romantic partners also offers greater financial and logistical support when raising children, according to research with polyamorous families.
There's an app for just about everything nowadays. But if you're trying to have a baby, relying on a fertility app to tell you the best time to conceive is probably not your best bet.
Animals that pause their pregnancies could help us learn valuable lesson about human pregnancy, and even unlock secrets to stem cells and cancer.
Miscarriages are more common than many people realise and can be devastating. Here's what we know about why they happen, what we can do to treat the causes, and what we could do better.
Research offers an insight into the experiences of pregnant women left to give birth in their cells without midwives
For lesbian couples or trans men, the 'unexpected' gender of one parent causes difficulties for maternity services where notions of 'normal' are increasingly out of step with the times.
Election news coverage of party positions on abortion may confuse the public about the reality and legality of access in Canada.
Front line professionals need more support and time.
A recent WA case has highlighted the crime of concealment of birth – and far more needs to be done to understand why some women still do it.
Average temperatures in Australia are already high by international standards, but what happens when they continue to rise? How much heat can our bodies withstand?
While not all men are willing to become involved in women and children’s health, some situations force them take on 'women’s work'.
New study finds a link between taking paracetamol during pregnancy and behaviour problems up to age eight.
It's normal for expectant mums to worry about how their activities might affect their baby's health. But when it comes to vigorous exercise, the evidence shows there's nothing to worry about.
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.