Researchers have identified two genes that may increase risk for hyperemesis gravidarum, a debilitating condition that causes extreme morning sickness during pregnancy.
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.
A pregnant woman visiting Egypt certainly has a unique story to tell about her labor: She appears to have given birth in the Red Sea.
College football player Shaquem Griffin lost his left hand when he was 4 years old due to amniotic band syndrome.
Drinking probiotic-rich milk during pregnancy may decrease a woman's risk of developing two pregnancy-related problems, a new study from Norway suggests.
Tennis star Serena Williams has revealed that she experienced potentially life-threatening blood clots after giving birth to her daughter last year.
Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in pregnant woman, and now its use is increasing, a new study finds.
When you think you may be pregnant, it's time to check with a pregnancy test. It's important to understand how they work, how to read the results and which one is the most accurate.
A fertility doctor says that in theory, men could attempt to become pregnant as soon as "tomorrow" thanks to advances in uterus transplant surgeries. But others say it won't be anytime soon.
A miscarriage is the loss of pregnancy before the 20-week mark in the pregnancy. The medical term for a miscarriage is spontaneous abortion.
A California woman became pregnant while she was already pregnant, in an extremely rare case that resulted in her carrying "twins" with two different sets of parents.
A woman's IUD that appeared to be "missing" from her uterus turned up in an unusual place: her bladder.
A pregnant woman in China experienced a life-threatening complication when her unborn baby seemingly "kicked" through her uterus.
Getting blood from a woman who has ever been pregnant could be risky for men, a new study from the Netherlands suggests.
A woman in Canada developed a life-threatening infection shortly after giving birth that resulted in amputations of all four of her limbs.
Eating the placenta after giving birth has become something of a fad, with celebrity couple Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen being the latest to talk about sampling their afterbirth.