More mothers today need surgery to deliver a baby due to their narrow pelvis size.
A new research revealed that stress-induced changes in the maternal gut bacteria may affect the child for life.
Mothers-to-be who go through bouts of anxiety and/or depression may be more likely to have fussy babies, according to recent findings published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood.
New findings published in the journal AIDS show that pregnant women infected with the virus who take the antiretroviral (ARV) drug atazanavir may have children with developmental problems.
Premature and underweight babies may have stronger chances of survival if they spend the beginning of their lives in "kangaroo care."
Can a mother's stress impact her child? That's the case for elephants. Scientists have found that elephants born into stressful situations have fewer offspring and age faster.
New findings published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology reveal that exposure to certain substances commonly found in food packaging can increase the risk of miscarriage.
If you are in a loving relationship with someone, you may have grandma to blame.
It turns out that seahorse dads may have a lot in common with human moms. Scientists have found that when it comes to breeding, seahorses share more in common with humans than previously thought.
Did you know that certain social factors like education and marital status can affect the future birth weight of her daughter, according to research based on two long-term studies that tracked mother-daughter pairs.
Mom's high-fat diet could actually change a newborn's heart. Scientists have found that baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors for bitter flavors.