We don't know much about fear during childbirth and its effects on outcomes for women and their newborns in the United States.
Dallas Rogers speaks with Hannah Dahlen and Jacqueline Nelson about the importance of the relationship between a midwife and an expectant mother.
Women are no longer eating for two – or one, for that matter.
Recent animal studies show the developing embryo is highly susceptible to environmental changes and the actions of the mother in early stages of pregnancy.
Until 2015 the “morning after pill” Postinor was the only oral emergency contraception available in Australia. A new option, EllaOne, is available. How are they different, and which should you choose?
Where birthing on country is not offered, women leave their families weeks before birth. Or she can choose to give birth in her community without skilled birth attendants, which is risky.
Research shows pregnant women are still being discriminated against in unfair dismissal cases, when employers say they are redundant.
Having a baby in prison can be traumatic, so how can this issue be solved?
It happens more often than you think.
It seems like a no brainer to edit out genetic disease...until we pause to consider what would be lost.
Embryos greedily want more resources than their fair share. New research investigates how early in evolution their hormonal tactics arose.
Advice is one thing but 'just in case' has got many women worried.
Fathers experience an equal rise in the bonding chemical oxytocin as mothers do when interacting with their infant.
Multiple hormones produced by the mother, placenta and the foetus drive and coordinate the amazing biological changes and development of the baby that occur with conception, foetal growth and birth.
Confronted with skyrocketing IVF costs at home, North American couples are packing their bags, making an overseas trip and returning home with a special souvenir.
We all know that stress can wreak havoc on your health but what does it do to your genes?
Glamour labor is a phenomenon of the digital age, which is radically changing the way we think about work, success and privacy.
Part two: neuroscience reveals why mood swings, clumsiness and strange food cravings go hand in hand with pregnancy.
Standards for prenatal care for incarcerated women vary from state to state, and when care is available, the quality might not be adequate.
Around 20,000 late-pregnancy stillbirths could have been avoided globally in 2015, according to research published in the Lancet medical journal today.