A woman's heart rate appears to increase slightly when she's at the most fertile point in her menstrual cycle.
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.
Jessica Simpson recently revealed she has an intrauterine device (IUD). Here are some important facts to know about IUDs.
A woman's photo of her newborn baby holding the intrauterine device (IUD) that failed to prevent her pregnancy has gone viral.
Taking certain types of antibiotics during early pregnancy may be linked with an increased risk of miscarriage, a new study suggests.
Tennis star Serena Williams hinted today that she may be pregnant, but is it safe for her to continue serving up hard hits on the court while she's expecting?
Live Science gets the low-down on April the giraffe and her newborn calf, from Jordan Patch, owner of Animal Adventure Park.
About 10 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. who contracted the Zika virus in 2016 had babies with birth defects related to the virus.
April's many fans can sign up for text alerts for when April goes into labor and for the first disclosure of the newborn's gender.
Millions of internet viewers are tensely following the video feed featuring April the pregnant giraffe — who is still pregnant.
About half of pregnant women in the United States drink alcohol around the time they become pregnant or in early pregnancy.
Singer Beyoncé has cancelled her performance at the upcoming Coachella festival in April because she is pregnant. But how much work is safe during pregnancy, and what kind of work is risky?
While much attention is given to maternal depression, fathers also can get depressed before and after their child's birth, which, in turn, can have negative consequences for the child.
For some women who are trying to get pregnant, taking a low dose of aspirin daily may boost their chances of having a baby.