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Pregnancy and childbirth
April 20, 2016
Better preemie pain relief sought amid new call for action
It happens every day to the most vulnerable infants in hospital intensive care units: fragile babies born way too soon are ...
April 18, 2016
Still many questions about Zika's threat to pregnant women
Zika may stand convicted of causing devastating birth defects but there still are lots of questions about how much of a ...
April 17, 2016
Health official: Zika not worry now for pregnant women in US
A top public health official says there's been no local transmission of the Zika (ZEE'-kuh) virus in the United States, so ...
April 13, 2016
CDC: Zika definitely causes severe birth defects
Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said ...
April 12, 2016
US officials: The more we know about Zika, the scarier it is
The more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears, federal health officials say, as they urge more ...
April 11, 2016
US officials: The more we learn about Zika, scarier it is
The more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears, federal health officials said Monday as they urged ...
April 08, 2016
Hawaii mulls exempting breastfeeding mothers from jury duty
Marybeth Baldwin said she worried about how she'd be able to breastfeed her baby after being summoned for jury duty. "I am ...
April 07, 2016
Poll: Some key gaps in Americans' knowledge about Zika virus
Americans don't know a lot about the Zika virus that is linked to birth defects and creeping steadily closer to the U.S.
April 01, 2016
Doctors applaud end of Tennessee's fetal assault law
Brittany Hudson was pregnant, addicted to painkillers and afraid of a Tennessee law that calls for the arrest of mothers of ...
March 25, 2016
Officials: Zika-infected couples should postpone pregnancy
Federal health officials on Friday issued first-time guidance for couples planning a pregnancy if either partner may have ...
March 23, 2016
Ohio museum apologizes after woman is told not to breastfeed
An Ohio museum is encouraging breastfeeding after a Pennsylvania mother's Facebook post drew a flurry of responses.
March 11, 2016
CDC: Travel OK to high-elevation cities in Zika countries
The U.S. government revised its Zika travel warnings Friday, saying it's OK for pregnant women to travel to Mexico City and ...
March 09, 2016
Cleveland Clinic says first uterus transplant in US fails
The nation's first uterus transplant has failed, the Cleveland Clinic announced Wednesday, saying doctors had removed the ...
March 08, 2016
WHO: Sexual transmission of Zika more common than thought
Sexual transmission of the Zika virus is more common than previously thought, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, ...
March 04, 2016
Model aims to tell researchers how infection passes placenta
Researchers have created a cellular model of the human placenta to help uncover how infections, from toxoplasmosis to the ...
March 04, 2016
Studies add more evidence of Zika's risk to pregnant women
The Zika virus may be linked to a wider variety of "grave outcomes" for developing babies than previously reported — threats ...
February 27, 2016
Puerto Rico braces for wave of mosquito-borne Zika virus
Leilani Dominicci has all the typical worries of pregnant women plus a new one spreading across Puerto Rico: the fear she ...
February 26, 2016
CDC: Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US
Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the United States, including one who gave birth to a baby with ...
February 25, 2016
Cleveland surgeons perform nation's first uterus transplant
Surgeons in Cleveland say they have performed the nation's first uterus transplant, a new frontier that aims to give women ...
February 25, 2016
Stillbirth offers another clue to possible damage from Zika
A stillbirth in Brazil is offering another clue to possible health effects of the Zika virus, this time beyond the developing ...