Shuang Ho Hospital, an affiliate of the Taipei Medical University in Taipei County, announced Monday that it has introduced the labor-delivery recovery (LDR) room concept widely adopted in Western countries, with the aim of providing women with a friendly and more soothing delivery environment.
The hormone supplement DHEA is touted as an anti-aging panacea, but a new study suggests that it does nothing for healthy older adults’ brain power or general well-being.
Pregnant women subjected to traumatizing stress are more likely to give birth to children who develop schizophrenia, according to a study published Thursday.
A 55-year-old Indian woman has given birth to quadruplets in the northern Italian city of Mantua, a local newspaper there reported Thursday.
An Egyptian woman successfully gave birth to septuplets early Saturday in the coastal city of Alexandria, a hospital director said.
Women who binge-drink early in pregnancy may raise their risk of having a baby with an oral cleft, a new study shows.
A brain dead Palestinian woman in her sixth month of pregnancy is being kept on life support in an Israeli hospital until doctors can deliver her unborn baby, a hospital spokeswoman said Thursday.
Many students who sought sex consultation at community pharmacies were concerned about contraception and pregnancy, according to the results of a survey released yesterday by the Bureau of Health Promotion.
The increase in the rates of cesarean sections reported by many countries appears to be associated, in part, to more and more women deciding to have children later in life, according to a report in the current issue of PLoS Medicine.
Women who are obese before they become pregnant may be at increased risk of having a baby with defects of the brain and spinal cord, especially if they tend to put on weight around the waist, according to new research from the March of Dimes.