By Anthony Rivas | May 16, 2013 10:05 PM EDT
Scientists have found a new, less invasive technique that could significantly raise the rate of successful births in trying couples.
By Ashik Siddique | May 07, 2013 11:59 PM EDT
A preliminary study on the safety of the labor-inducing drug Pitocin for newborns suggests that artificial oxytocin may have unexpected side effects on babies' short-term health.
By Lizette Borreli | May 06, 2013 11:43 AM EDT
The transfer of oral microbes modifies the threat of allergies in newborns, a new study suggests.
By Lizette Borreli | May 02, 2013 12:05 PM EDT
Income, education, and race account all factor in the 60 percent of new young mothers that are unwed in the country.
By Amy Norton | Oct 24, 2012 09:09 AM EDT
Severe complications from childbirth, including heart attacks and strokes, have been rising in the United States, although they still remain rare overall.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 12, 2012 12:28 PM EDT
A Missouri obstetrician is accused of severing a baby's head from his body during delivery and then trying to hide it by shoving the newborn back into the mother's birth canal, according to a lawsuit.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 03, 2012 12:30 PM EDT
The U.S. birth rate has fallen for the fourth year in a row, according to a government report released on Wednesday. Experts say that the latest drop in births is more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen interest for having children.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 30, 2012 11:56 AM EDT
The more abortions a woman has had before her first child, the higher her risk of life-threatening problems for future pregnancies, new findings suggest.