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.
Patrick Holford, international health and nutrition expert, will be hosting a pregnancy seminar in Cape Town.
A study shows that nearly 90 percent of pregnant smokers were still using cigarettes when their babies were born.
Health officials in the US say there is no longer any doubt that the Zika virus causes babies to be born with brain defects.
Doctors at a British hospital plan to give injections of genes to mothers-to-be whose unborn children have stopped growing.
About six percent of children are born with foetal alcohol syndrome in Saldanha Bay, according to a three-year study.
A breakthrough in the understanding of the biology of sperm could lead to a unisex version of the Pill.