Some monkeys can contract Zika virus in the womb and show signs of brain damage similar to those seen in human babies, according to a new study.
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.
People magazine has drastically changed the way it covers unwed pregnant celebrity couples, and it's largely because of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's relationship, new research finds.
Smoking marijuana during pregnancy doesn't appear to increase the risk of preterm birth or other harmful birth outcomes, a new review study suggests.
A baby in Brazil who became infected with Zika in the womb still had the virus in his body for months after he was born, according to a new report of the case.
Women who take acetaminophen during pregnancy may be more likely to give birth to children who later develop behavioral problems, a new study from England finds.
A small number of babies infected with Zika virus in the womb have developed a rare birth defect involving muscle weakness and stiff joints.
The modern epidural — a powerful combination of painkillers used to help women endure labor — is nothing like the painkillers of generations past.
When the U.S. Olympic team heads to Brazil, some athletes will be studied to see if they become infected with the Zika virus.
A 60-year-old woman in England whose daughter died wants to use her eggs to get pregnant, and give birth to her own grandchild.
A city in Japan says it will pay for egg freezing as a way to improve the country's low birth rate. But the procedure is not a perfect solution.
Fertility apps and websites that aim to figure out which days a woman is most likely to conceive may not be all that accurate, according to a new study.
Chocolate, cookies and ice cream — here's why you shouldn't give in to those pregnancy food cravings.
The FDA is investigating whether a drug used to treat yeast infections poses risks to pregnant women. Here's why pregnant women are more likely to get yeast infections.
Some members of Congress want to know the names of researchers who study fetal tissue. But what exactly is fetal tissue used for?