Approximately 25% of women in the U.S. will undergo an abortion before the age of 45.
Any infection in the mother during pregnancy may increase a child’s risk of autism and depression.
Elevated hormones from childbirth — plus sleep deprivation — can trigger confusion and paranoia.
There are differences between when U.S. women have children, how many they have and the time they have between births.
In recent years an “athletic ideal” – characterized by muscle tone and power – has emerged as an alternative conception of beauty.
Amphetamine and opioid use in pregnancy has increased substantially over the last decade in the U.S., particularly in rural counties, a new study has found
The former first lady’s disclosure that she had a miscarriage has sparked conversations about this common but also commonly misunderstood loss.
While most mothers who get a bottle of pain pills when leaving the hospital won’t develop dependence or an addiction, some will.
Half of women over 50 experience incontinence, but most haven’t talked to a doctor.
While the maternal mortality rate has been on the rise in the United States, California has brought its rate down 55 percent from 2006 to 2013.
Health insurance doesn’t typically cover fertility preservation care, so patients and their families may be deterred by the cost.
The Trump administration faces mounting pressure from conservative lawmakers and abortion opponents to halt the use of tissue obtained from aborted fetuses.
A 5-state project aims to improve vaccination rates among low-income children and pregnant women, using registries to track the immunization of all residents.