Expert Group: Chemicals In Plastics Damage Babies' Brains And Must Be Banned ImmediatelySynthetic chemicals called phthalates are damaging children's brain development and therefore must be immediately banned from consumer products, according to a group of scientists and health professionals from Project TENDR.
Study Links Using Marijuana During Pregnancy To Psychotic-like Behaviors In ChildrenIf you're one of the growing numbers of women who use weed while pregnant, think twice: A new study found it may increase psychotic-like behaviors in children.
Pregnancy And Coronavirus: New Changes Affecting DeliveriesExpecting moms are making tough decisions right now. Some are choosing to change their birthing plans while others are making adjustments.
Common Antibiotics Linked To Increased Risk Of Birth Defects, Study SaysTaking some common antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy was linked with a higher risk of birth defects, according to a new study.
Study: Women Who Have General Anesthesia During C-Sections More Likely To Experience Postpartum DepressionWomen who have general anesthesia during C-sections are significantly more likely to experience severe postpartum depression resulting in hospitalization, suicidal thoughts or self-harm, according to a study published last week.
Women Dying From Pregnancy And Childbirth Is Still A Problem In The United States, CDC Report ShowsThe number of women dying each year due to pregnancy or childbirth in the United States has remained steady and some women remain more at risk of death than others, according to a new government report.
Calm Vallejo Police Dispatcher Helps Frantic Grandmom Deliver Baby Over The PhoneA cool-headed Vallejo police dispatcher is being credited with saving the day when a frantic woman called 911 to report her 27-year-old granddaughter was about to give birth.
Study: Stressful Pregnancy Reduces Chances Of Having A BoyMoms-to-be who undergo physical or mental stress during their pregnancies are less likely to have a boy and may also have a higher risk of preterm birth, according to a study published Monday.
More Pregnant Women In The US Are Using Pot, Study FindsMore moms-to-be in the United States are using marijuana, especially in their first trimester, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA.
Woman With Leukemia And Pregnant With Twins Finds Perfect Bone Marrow Match After Story Goes Viral A pregnant woman, who made a desperate plea for a bone marrow donor, has finally found her perfect match just days after her story went viral.
Recall: Birth Control Pills With Flawed Instructions Could Cause 'Unintended Pregnancy'Janssen Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling three lots of a popular birth control pill due to a packaging error that could cause "unintended pregnancy."
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Poppy Seed Bagel Causes Woman Giving Birth To Fail Drug TestElizabeth Eden was headed to St. Joseph Medical Center on April 4 and had a poppy seed bagel for breakfast before going into labor.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Due Dates For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.