Children whose moms took high doses of fish oil during their last three months of pregnancy were less likely to develop chronic wheezing problems or asthma by age 5, finds a study that suggests a possible way to help prevent this growing problem.
Pregnancy affects not only a woman's body: It changes parts of her brain too, a new study says.
The conjoined California twins that were separated last week following a 17-hour marathon surgery have been reunited for the first time since the operation.
Britain's fertility regulator has approved controversial techniques allowing doctors to create babies using the DNA from three people -- what it called a "historic" decision that is expected to help prevent a small number of children from inheriting potentially fatal diseases from their mothers.
A woman in London has become the first to give birth after having her fertility restored using ovarian tissue frozen before the onset of puberty, doctors said Wednesday.
On long wooden benches in the waiting room of a maternal health clinic in the first arrondissement of Libreville, Gabon, young girls sit side by side. They are all students, aged 16 to 25. Some are waiting for prenatal checkups, others cradle their newborns.
Emelie Eriksson has a bond with her son that hardly seems possible: She and her son were born from the same womb.
Women over the age of 34 face difficulty getting pregnant, according to analysis in a report released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare's Health Promotion Administration.1 Comment
Multivitamins and mineral supplements in pregnancy are an "unnecessary expense" with no proven benefits for most well-nourished women or their babies, said a review of science data Tuesday.
Eating lots of potatoes -- especially fries or chips -- is linked to a higher risk for women of developing a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, a study said Wednesday.