A pregnant woman in China experienced a life-threatening complication when her unborn baby seemingly "kicked" through her uterus.
Having a baby is a wonderful and joyous experience. Learn about the science of pregnancy: how to get pregnant, the stages of pregnancy, what happens to the mother-to-be's body and how the fetus develops.
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.
Actress Gabrielle Union has had "eight or nine miscarriages," according to an essay published in her new book.
The fourth week of pregnancy is usually when women discover they are pregnant. Now is the time to take a pregnancy test to know for sure.
A baby boy in India was born with his own "twin" inside his abdomen — an extremely rare condition called "fetus in fetu."
Women may have another reason to eat healthy and exercise during pregnancy: These behaviors may lower their odds of having a cesarean section, a new meta-analysis finds.
Newborn babies can't do much, but place them on their mom's chest and they'll instinctively gravitate to the nipple, to breast-feed.
The percentage of teens in the U.S. who have had sex had ticked down since the 1980s, a new report finds.
Breast-feeding may literally be good for the heart: A new study suggests that breast-feeding may lower women's risk of heart disease and stroke.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have reportedly hired a surrogate to carry their third child. Here are some reasons why couples choose surrogates.
A Cesarean section is a type of surgery used to deliver a baby through an incision in the mother's abdomen.
Among the difficult things a woman has to do after having a C-section — from tending to her stitches to learning to breastfeed — now there's a recommendation that's a little easier: chew gum.
A woman's heart rate appears to increase slightly when she's at the most fertile point in her menstrual cycle.
Jessica Simpson recently revealed she has an intrauterine device (IUD). Here are some important facts to know about IUDs.