A newborn in London has tested positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, causing COVID-19, just minutes after being born to a mother who was also infected with the virus.
Having a baby is a wonderful and joyous experience. Learn about the science of pregnancy: how to conceive, what happens to the mother-to-be's body and how the fetus develops.
Swamp wallaby females can spend all of their adult lives in a permanent state of pregnancy, conceiving a new embryo while still carrying a near-term fetus.
For couples undergoing fertility treatments, marijuana use was linked with improved fertility outcomes when just the male partner smoked.
In some cases, moving during pregnancy may increase the risk of preterm birth, a new study suggests.
Women can experience some odd body changes after pregnancy, but for one mother in Austria, those changes were particularly unusual.
Mothers who eat a high-fiber diet in pregnancy may lower the risk of celiac disease in their children, a new study suggests.
Supplements with this ingredient are often marketed for enhanced memory or focus, increased energy or weight loss, the FDA said.
Women undergoing fertility treatments may be at increased risk of a dangerous pregnancy condition called peripartum cardiomyopathy.
The measles can be dangerous for people of all ages, but the highly contagious virus poses a particular threat to pregnant women.
The U.S. birth rate continues to fall, reaching another record low in 2018, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
About 700 U.S. women die each year from pregnancy-related complications, but about 60% of these deaths could be prevented.
According to some news outlets, March Madness is tied to an increase in men getting vasectomies. But is this real, or just hearsay?
One month after giving birth to her first child, a woman in Bangladesh shocked her doctors when she went into labor again.
The first FDA-approved drug for postpartum depression is here. But how exactly does the drug work, and what makes it different from other medications for depression?
A serious birth defect is on the rise in the United States, and a new report suggests it may be linked to opioid use.
A common virus that typically causes only mild symptoms in adults might lead to heart defects in developing human fetuses