A new study shows that expecting mothers carrying a variation of stress-sensitive gene might give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder when exposed to stress during pregnancy.
A new study suggests that increased fruit consumption during pregnancy can lead to significant increases in infant cognitive performance.
A new study shows that women who were exposed to pregabalin or Lyrica are three times more likely to give birth to a child with birth defects.
The danger that involves teenagers is unsafe sex, which results in a lot of potential problems, as well as deaths.
Pregnancy is a significant life event and involves a lot of stuff going inside. Let's look at some of the facts that may surprise you.
New research suggest that too much folic acid during pregnancy may lead to higher risk of autism.
Over four decades ago, the term "fetal alcohol syndrome" was coined to describe babies born to alcoholic mothers.
A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Cambridge aimed to know which stage of pregnancy is associated with the rapid fetal growth.
In an attempt to gather valuable shark conservation data that looks at reproduction rates and population growth, researchers from the University of North Florida have moved from common dissection to the less invasive, and maybe more interesting, method of non-lethal ultrasound.
An expectant chimpanzee has demonstrated a rarely observed behavior at the Monarto Zoo in Australia – she's adopted the orphaned son of her closest girlfriend who died during childbirth.
A new study confirms that a well-preserved fetus and soft tissues were found in 48-million-year-old fossils of a small horse-like species.
Kissing bugs, also known as assassin bugs, carry a parasite linked to a disease that threatens the heart and GI tract. A recent study found that Texans may now be at a higher risk of being infected.
Researchers discovered that male seahorses can be just as nurturing during their pregnancy as female mammals.
Insecticides may affect cognitive development in children, according to a new study.
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.