It can be hard to eat a balanced diet when you are suffering from nausea and vomiting. You may only feel like oranges, hot chips, lemonade, ice blocks and pizza.
The growing problem of pregnancy discrimination has received barely any attention on the campaign trail or among researchers, possibly because it disproportionately affects poor women.
Some of the headlines are alarming but pregnant women and their doctors should not change their current use of paracetamol on the basis of this paper.
Physicians like me are learning about Zika along with our patients. This takes a dose of humility on our part and an understanding from our patients that we learn something new every single day.
New research has found a commonly used method of preventing early or pre-term birth (delivery of a baby before 37 weeks) may in fact be causing more to occur, and leading to further problems.
Are there other risks and complications associated with pregnancy and childbirth in your 50s and 60s – or even your 40s?
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.