Stem cell research in the U.S. will expand under proposed rules that allow federal government funding for scientists working with unused embryos created at fertility clinics.
Extra-strong ultraviolet (UV) light rays are best avoided during pregnancy, according to an association of German doctors.
Abortions are on the increase again in Taiwan. Practically every housewife in Taiwan underwent curretage in the late 1950s and early 1960s when the government was rigorously enforcing family planning.
Pregnant women, who are experiencing problems with their blood circulation, should be placed on their left side and medical assistance called immediately, according to Germany's Professional Association of Gynecologists in Munich.
A controversial Italian doctor known for his work allowing post-menopausal women to have children has claimed in an interview to have cloned three babies who are now living in eastern Europe.
Do you want blue eyes with your baby? That's one of the questions a fertility clinic will be asking when it begin offering custom-designed babies to would-be moms and dads.
Before becoming pregnant, women need to get enough vitamin B12 in addition to folic acid to cut their risk of having a baby with a serious birth defect of the brain and spinal cord, researchers said on Monday.
The mother of octuplets born last month in California was targeted by rival bids from adult entertainment companies Thursday, including an offer of US$1 million to star in a porn movie.
A Japanese woman was likely impregnated with the fertilized egg of another woman by accident during an in vitro procedure last year, hospital officials said Thursday.
Obese pregnant women are slightly more at risk of having babies with birth defects, according to an analysis of several studies published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).