The mother of the world's longest-living octuplets is being deluged with offers for book deals, TV shows and other business proposals, but has not decided what she might do other than care for her children, her newly hired spokeswoman said Monday.
Babies exposed to high levels of the male hormone testosterone in the womb have a greater risk of developing autistic characteristics as children, a study said Monday.
Here's another thing that smoking while pregnant can do — it can damage both the mother's and the baby's thyroid function, British researchers reported on Tuesday.
The belief that Coca-Cola works as an after-sex spermicide is nothing but urban legend, a scientist cautions in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on Thursday.
Women who experience an irregular heart beat during pregnancy can sometimes treat the problem themselves by trying a few techniques.
Poland’s prime minister says the state should fund in vitro fertilization — a stance that seems certain to meet with resistance from the country’s influential Roman Catholic church.
Hormonal changes caused by menopause soften the biologically-driven rivalry between women for healthy and virile male partners, according to a study published Wednesday.
A Taiwan man, infertile due to cancer, has become the father of twins after the sperm he had frozen 13 years ago, was used to impregnate his wife, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Expecting mothers who have an alcoholic drink or two a week do no harm to their unborn children and may have sons who are better behaved, a study said.
Doctors have started using powerful new DNA tests to screen fetuses for a wider range of genetic abnormalities, spotting more problem pregnancies early but stirring fears that the results will increase abortions as well as confuse and needlessly alarm many couples.