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.
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.
For some women who are trying to get pregnant, taking a low dose of aspirin daily may boost their chances of having a baby.
Too much black licorice during pregnancy could affect a baby's brain, a new study from Finland finds.
Egg freezing has been touted as a way for women to put off having children. But few women who freeze their eggs actually end up using them, a new study finds.
Just looking at this image might give the impression that this woman's baby literally kicked its feet right out of her uterus.
Marijuana use among pregnant women in the U.S. increased by 62 percent from 2002 to 2014, a new study finds.
Someday, a mother-to-be may be able to put on a virtual reality headset and get a clear, 360-degree look at her own fetus in the womb.
Conception within six months of a miscarriage appears no riskier than waiting longer to get pregnant.
A small study suggests pregnant women who lie on their back may be at increased risk for stillbirth, but experts are cautious about the results.
Kim Kardashian's doctors say that a third pregnancy would be unsafe, in part because she could be a risk for a retained placenta.
Some U.S. women will receive abortion pills by mail as part of a study on whether these abortions, which don't involve going to an abortion clinic, can be done safely.
An experimental type of male birth control that uses shots of hormones to lower men's sperm counts works relatively well to prevent pregnancy.
Although miscarriage is very common, secrecy about pregnancy loss has lent itself to pervasive myths.
Experts say this is very unlikely and does not accurately reflect the reality of abortions in the United States.
Babies whose mothers are obese may be biologically "older" than babies whose mothers are a normal weight.
Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy may have an increased risk of language and speech disorders.