A new study revealed that the brain of women during their first pregnancy undergoes structural changes in certain regions that could usually last for at least two years after the pregnancy.
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.
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.
Many celebrities and self-described health experts agree that eating the placenta after giving birth is extremely healthy for a new mother. Unfortunately for them, scientists are saying that not only is that complete malarkey, but placental consumption could pose dangers that have gone unconsidered.
Spiders: the more I learn about them, the more I suspect that the reason we think they're freaky is because... well, they really are. A new study has found that these creepy crawlers are so strange that they actually make themselves for their carnivorous offspring.
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.
Many mothers will tell you that raising a boy takes a lot more out of you, compared to raising a little girl. The same apparently goes for sea lions too, where male pups stay "mamma's boys" longer and exhaust a lot more of their parent's energy, compared to sea lion daughters.
Researchers have recently discovered that not only does a species of deep sea octopus live the longest among all known cephalopods, it also has the longest developmental period for any known organisms - a whopping four years. And while those octopus juniors are taking their sweet time to hatch, mamma vigilantly watches over them for the WHOLE TIME.
Women who have healthy children after the age of 33 are more likely to live longer than younger parents, according to a recent study.
Motherhood is exhausting work, and none know this better than sea otter moms, whose exhaustive efforts can at times prove fatal.
Texting isn't just for communication. Texting apps that provide helpful information, tips, and other resources have been found to significantly improve the confidence of expectant mothers, according to a new study.
Babies who breast feed longer have been found to have healthier levels of lactic acid bacteria in their gut compared to infants who are fed formulate or switched to food earlier, according to a recent study. These results strongly support the argument that breast feeding is healthier for newborns, a claim that has been recently called into question by scientists.