Traditionally, women used to take their husbands’ last names when they got married and children born from these unions, got the father’s last name.
At least three British men who were born female are 'on the brink' of becoming parents using IVF techniques.
Pregnant moms are much more likely to suffer life-threatening complications when they are carrying a boy, say researchers.
The Supreme Court rewarded a woman won £5.2 million after her son Sam was severely brain-damaged during natural childbirth.
Studies found little difference in conception rates between women who rested after sex or who got up immediately.
We now know what the size and shape of the pregnancy bump really reveals about mum and baby.
Women who look youthful into their 40s need to be warned they cannot ‘Botox their ovaries’.
Women with morning sickness are to be routinely prescribed drugs by GPs rather than being dismissed and left to suffer in silence.
"Three-parent babies" could soon be a reality in the UK, scientists have announced.
Child development experts in Canada tested 808 one-year-olds whose expectant mothers recorded their daily food intake.
Babies born to women with a common form of temporary diabetes, that occurs in pregnancy, gain weight early on in life, say scientists.
A UCT project recommends that moms-to-be should be tested for depression and anxiety, writes Nontando Mposo.
New research suggests that too much folic acid may raise the risk of autism - but other experts are sceptical.
A human embryo has been grown in a laboratory for twice the length of time than was previously possible.
The consequences of the Zika virus could be far worse than previously thought, scientists in the US and Brazil say.