How do women decide how many children to have and when to have them? The data reveal a few major patterns.
If women don't have access to quality emergency surgery, they can develop dibilitating complications such as fistula.
Did you ever consider that human beings might have a breeding season? Birth seasonality exists – and has interesting implications for childhood disease outbreaks.
The UK is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to preventing harm caused by drinking during pregnancy.
Muslim women in the UK don't feel able to discuss their healthcare needs because of fears of islamaphobia.
Fertility apps aim to help women understand their bodies. But while some find tracking their data a positive experience, others may feel burdened or trapped.
Just 82% of young Australians have insurance when they travel overseas. But even if you have insurance, you might not be covered for everything.
A Senate Report has put forward 16 recommendations to reduce rates of stillbirth in Australia targeting a 20% reduction in the rate within three years. We can do this by focusing on five practices.
Foetal alcohol syndrome disorder is a much under-recognised and unsupported condition in the UK.
Having children is linked to a greater risk of heart attacks and stroke, but kids aren't completely bad for your health.
When a pregnancy lasts 42 weeks or more or complications arise, women will need to consider being induced.
A recent study suggests 12-18 months between pregnancies is ideal for most women. But is there actually such a thing as an ideal length of time?
A new study shows that as the father’s age increases, so too the chances of the baby being born prematurely, having a low birth weight, or requiring medical intervention after delivery.
Your body has been changing over nine months, so naturally it will take a little while to change back. But there are some things you can do to achieve a healthy weight after having a baby.
Stillbirths affect many women but the science of finding out which pregnancies are at risk hasn't moved on as much as you would think.
With an estimated prevalence of four per cent, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is more common than autism. And yet is it surrounded by myth and stigma.
Tokophobia is a pathological fear of pregnancy and can lead to avoidance of childbirth.
Academics from different disciplines come Head to Head in this series to tackle topical debates.
The DrinkWise posters are designed to highlight the risks of drinking during pregnancy. To do so effectively, the message needs to be clear and direct.
It’s unsurprising that such apps are popular. Contraceptives come with a slew of hazards.