Most of the babies suffering from anencephaly have a short life expectancy.
Men can also experience a kind of depression that typically affects women during and after their pregnancy.
Have you ever heard of a uterine rupture? A recent report from the New England Journal of Medicine reveals of a case of a fetus managing to survive despite his legs poking through his mother's uterus.
A new research presented at the annual meeting of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) in Leipzig, Germany suggests that babies born to mothers with diabetes may be at risk of poor brain development.
The baby was taken out of the womb for a 20-minute surgery and then returned back for her actual birth.
A new study shows that baby boys are at higher risk of life-threatening pregnancy complication and can even increase the risk of their mothers developing gestational diabetes and preeclampsia.
Multiple baby duck-billed dinosaurs, identified as Saurolophus angustirostris, were recently excavated from “Dragon's Tomb" in Mongolia.
New moms around the world can rest easy knowing that their gardening chores won't put their children at risk. According to a new and independent study conducted by university researchers, the herbicide glyphosate cannot accumulate in mother's breast milk.
Maternal obesity may harm babies' immune system at the time of their birth, according to a new study.
It's no secret that breast feeding is most likely the best option for a newborn. Many studies have drawn parallels between breastfeeding and greater infant health, a more robust gut microbiome, and even improved intelligence. However, not every child is fortunate enough to have access to their mother's milk, and must be fed formula instead. That's why researchers are working to uncover just what makes human mothers' milk special, determining that its more nutritionally packed than most.
Concerned parents might shy away from this at first, but researchers are now saying that if parents want to ensure that their child does not develop a peanut allergy, they should be feeding him or her products containing the infamous nuts from a very young age.
First-time mother Djasinga, age 11, disowned adorable baby orangutan Reike at Germany's Zoo Berlin after they failed to bond. However, don't feel too bad for the little tyke, for she is now doing well under zookeepers' care.
Attention expecting mothers: eat your fish! Baby will thank you later. New research has determined that if a woman eats a good helping of fish while pregnant, there are a whole hosts of developmental benefits that can be conferred to an unborn child.
Cats have a pretty bum rap. They're notorious for being selfish animals and many suspect that they don't even care for the owners that feed them, never mind humans in general. However, every now and then a cat will do something that will remind us that our feline friends aren't as bad as dogs would want us believing.
It should come as no surprise that if an expecting mother breathes air of poor quality, her child might suffer for it. Lung development trouble, premature births, and other complications have all been associated with severe air pollution. However, a new study has now linked air pollution with autism as well.