What scientists know about fetal pain.
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.
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?
The Food and Drug Administration has approved changes to the label for mifepristone, also known as "the abortion pill." Here are the facts about the drug.
People who have been infected with Zika virus should wait at least several months before they attempt to conceive a child, according to new recommendations from the CDC.
Pregnant women may not need to avoid travel to all areas where the Zika virus is spreading — health officials say that, in high elevations, there is a low risk of becoming infected with the virus.
The first transplanted uterus in the United States has been removed just weeks after the procedure. So what makes uterus transplants so challenging, and why might they fail?
Some pregnant women with Zika virus tend not to fare well, and neither do their fetuses, a new study finds.
Pregnant women who become infected with Zika virus may be at risk not only for having a child with microcephaly, but also other serious problems in the fetus.
Nine pregnant women in the U.S. have now been confirmed to have had Zika virus infections that they contracted through travel to places where the virus is spreading, U.S. health officials said today.