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.
It may be time to dispense with the scented candles and rose petals, as a leading scientist predicts sex for procreation will soon be obsolete.
This story isn't about the semen analyses or egg reserves.
Read the news, but use your brain. This is Vivien K Burt's advice to all pregnant women.
Warwick University medics believe they have found the root cause of the devastating condition, paving the way for inexpensive treatments.
The evidence linking the Zika virus to devastating health effects on women and unborn babies is now stronger.
The jury is out as to whether children conceived via IVF are going to be healthy 80 years down the line, an evolutionary biologist has warned.