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Pregnancy and childbirth
January 20, 2016
Q&A: Hawaii baby born with defect linked to Zika virus
Health officials say a baby born in a Hawaii hospital is the first in the U.S. with a birth defect linked to the Zika virus, ...
January 20, 2016
Spreading Zika virus a new economic strain for Latin America
A U.S. warning that pregnant women should avoid Latin American countries where a mosquito-borne virus is multiplying couldn't ...
January 19, 2016
CDC: Ask pregnant women about trips to Zika outbreak areas
U.S. health officials issued new guidance Tuesday for doctors whose pregnant patients may have traveled to regions with a ...
January 18, 2016
Jamaica advises women to delay pregnancy due to Zika virus
Jamaica's health minister is advising women to delay plans to become pregnant for the next six to 12 months due to the ...
January 15, 2016
Pregnant women told to avoid countries with Zika outbreaks
Pregnant women should avoid traveling to Latin America and Caribbean countries that have outbreaks of a tropical illness ...
January 07, 2016
Big-dollar baby formula thefts dog stores, police across US
The recent arrests in Utah of three people accused of stealing thousands of dollars' worth of baby formula is the latest ...
December 01, 2015
Rising cigarette taxes tied to lower infant deaths: Study
When it costs more to smoke, fewer babies die, according to a new study that links rising cigarette taxes with declines in ...
November 16, 2015
AMA: Pot use in pregnancy may pose risks, warnings needed
Warning: Marijuana use during pregnancy and breast-feeding poses potential harms. That message would be written on medical ...
November 12, 2015
Lawsuit: Birth control mix-up results in 113 pregnancies
More than 100 women who blame their pregnancies on errant birth control packaging have joined a negligence lawsuit filed in ...
October 13, 2015
Panettiere enters treatment for postpartum depression
Hayden Panettiere is entering treatment for postpartum depression. A spokeswoman for the actress says in a statement that the ...
October 06, 2015
Report: More US hospitals are encouraging breast-feeding
Health officials say more hospitals are encouraging new mothers to breast-feed. A new report found more than two-thirds of ...
October 03, 2015
Fiorina makes distortion of Planned Parenthood a centerpiece
Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina has spent the last two weeks repeating an erroneous description of videos ...
September 18, 2015
Soft cheese linked to listeria death in Ohio
A California company has recalled several brands of soft cheeses after they were linked to 24 illnesses around the country ...
September 08, 2015
Extreme preemies make survival gains, 20-year study finds
Odds have improved that many extremely premature U.S. infants will survive without major problems, although prospects remain ...
September 07, 2015
Infants' whooping cough source likely siblings, study finds
Infants are more likely to catch whooping cough from their siblings than their moms, says a study with implications for how ...
September 04, 2015
Victoria, heir to Swedish throne, is pregnant with 2nd child
Sweden's royal palace says Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel, are expecting their second child in March.
September 02, 2015
Yahoo CEO to give birth to twins while tackling turnaround
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is going to give birth to twins while trying to deliver a long-promised turnaround at the struggling ...
August 28, 2015
Ebola survivor who lost 21 relatives gives birth to baby boy
Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia's life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son. And yet it loomed, even on this, ...