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Pregnancy and childbirth
February 24, 2017
Infant who survived in 1920s sideshow incubator dies at 96
Lucille Conlin Horn weighed barely 2 pounds when she was born, a perilous size for any infant, especially in 1920.
February 13, 2017
Baby bomber: Derek Jeter's wife, Hannah, announces pregnancy
Derek Jeter's wife, Hannah, says they are expecting their first child together, a girl. The Sports Illustrated swimsuit star ...
February 08, 2017
Essence honors Erykah Badu for 20 years of 'Baduizm'
In the 20 years since her groundbreaking debut "Baduizm," Erykah Badu has only gotten more creative. Besides continuing to ...
February 02, 2017
Repeal of health law could mean women pay more for less
From a return to higher premiums based on gender, to gaps in coverage for birth control and breast pumps, experts say women ...
January 31, 2017
Cincinnati Zoo names prematurely born hippo _ Fiona
A baby hippo born prematurely at the Cincinnati Zoo has a name — it's Fiona (fee-OH'-nuh). The zoo's mammal curator Christina ...
January 28, 2017
Cincinnati Zoo says premature hippo begins to support weight
The Cincinnati Zoo says a prematurely born baby hippo is making progress toward standing on her own. The zoo says the calf ...
January 18, 2017
Stillborn Portland infant highlights Oregon homeless problem
A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a street side bus stop during unusually cold weather. And while the ...
January 03, 2017
Federal judge mulling fate of Texas fetal remains rules
Abortion providers told a federal judge Tuesday that Texas' attempt to require burial or cremation of fetal remains was ...
December 22, 2016
After worry, joy arrives for mother of quintuplets
The new mother of quintuplets kept her excitement in check for the first six months of her pregnancy — even putting off ...
December 19, 2016
US women increasingly use pot during pregnancy, study finds
U.S. women are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy, sometimes to treat morning sickness, new reports suggest.
December 15, 2016
Ryan Lochte, fiancee announce pregnancy with underwater pics
Ryan Lochte has jumped in the pool to announce that he and fiancee Kayla Rae Reid are expecting a baby. The Olympic swimmer ...
December 15, 2016
CDC issues Texas city warning for pregnant women after Zika
Pregnant women should consider postponing travel to Brownsville, Texas, because of concerns about mosquitoes there spreading ...
December 14, 2016
Birth defects seen in 6 percent of US pregnancies with Zika
A U.S. study of Zika-infected pregnancies found that 6 percent of them ended in birth defects. The rate was nearly twice as ...
December 09, 2016
Officials: South Beach halts Zika's spread, but risks remain
Florida declared its crisis with local transmission of Zika over for the season Friday in a welcome announcement ahead of ...
November 22, 2016
Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth
Researchers say a severe birth defect caused by Zika infection may not be apparent at birth but develop months afterward, ...
November 22, 2016
Man, 86, helps make 350 baby caps after learning to knit
An 86-year-old man who just picked up knitting during the summer has woven more than four dozen caps being delivered to ...
November 09, 2016
Surprising study finds possible culprit in preterm births
Researchers have uncovered a surprising possible trigger for some preterm births: calcium buildup in the womb, similar to the ...
November 02, 2016
Scientists study if Pap smear could spot birth defects early
A simple Pap smear may one day offer a way to screen for birth defects a little earlier in pregnancy than today's prenatal ...
October 31, 2016
Adele opens up on postpartum depression battle, alcohol use
Adele has opened up about parenting, her struggle with postpartum depression and alcohol use in a new interview.
October 24, 2016
Frequent exams only treatment for pregnant woman with Zika
Yessica Flores is getting ultrasounds more frequently than the average pregnant woman, but there's a cruel downside ...