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 Makini Brice | Dec 13, 2012 09:54 AM EST
There has been a lot of ink spent in recent weeks about many younger people delaying starting families. Research indicates that delay may have a positive health benefit, after all.
By Makini Brice | Dec 04, 2012 02:55 PM EST
A British woman is probably the envy of new mothers everywhere after revealing that her son was delivered after just a five-minute labor.
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.