It’s very difficult to measure whether a conception was intended. But those data are vital to understanding women's choices.
The opioid crisis in the US has quadrupled the number of babies born addicted to drugs.
Why some women choose to freeze their eggs.
Pre-eclampsia can be dangerous for expectant mothers, but there are ways to monitor and minimise the risks.
The precarious nature of housing and work for millennials is making motherhood more challenging.
An author picks her best reads for a scientific approach to raising children.
The surrogacy industry needs international regulation to stop the exploitation of women's bodies.
A philosopher's take on the ethics of products that allow parents to lighten the skin colour of their unborn baby.
American support of the formula industry comes at the cost of the health and lives of Black and brown babies, at home and abroad.
South Africa is still lagging behind when it comes to support for breastfeeding in the workplace.
A new study claims that an early start on solids can help babies sleep – but established research has proven the risks outweigh any benefit.
The number of UK babies being born to surrogate mothers has risen by 255% in the past six years.
Breastfeeding isn't easy, and that's ok – new parents can handle the truth.
Depression can have a profound impact on mothers and their children. But women often have no idea that they have depression – nor do their medical providers.
The number of births in the US is down 2 percent. That pops the country's 'fertility bubble' – and brings numbers closer in line with peer countries.
No mother wants their baby to develop jaundice, but it turns out that they should probably be grateful.
It's time to normalise it.
How to prepare pets for the arrival of a new human in the home.
Babies would rather listen to each other than to their parents' babytalk, according to new research.
The flat screened babysitter is part of growing up.