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22 Feb '16, 08:17am
Little chocolate is ‘good for mom and baby’
Little chocolate is ‘good for mom and baby’

Having just 30g of chocolate a day may boost an unborn baby's growth, scientists claim.

15 Feb '16, 08:32am
‘Vaping’ still a risk for unborn babies
‘Vaping’ still a risk for unborn babies

Pregnant smokers who take up e-cigarettes as a substitute for tobacco may still be running risks with the wellbeing of their unborn children.

12 Feb '16, 09:06am
High blood pressure - a ticking time bomb
High blood pressure - a ticking time bomb

South African pregnant women have among the world’s highest rates of hypertension, according to a new study.

03 Feb '16, 08:43am
Zika fear pushing women into abortions
Zika fear pushing women into abortions

In El Salvador, where any termination is illegal, many pregnant women are considering backstreet abortions.

03 Feb '16, 07:42am
Moms-to-be told to go teetotal
Moms-to-be told to go teetotal

Existing guidelines imply pregnant women can safely have up to four units of alcohol a week.

26 Jan '16, 10:58am
Infertility problems? Try the new IVF
Infertility problems? Try the new IVF

The process could benefit women in their 40s who face infertility problems, say scientists.

25 Jan '16, 12:33am
‘Natural’ IVF could boost baby's health
‘Natural’ IVF could boost baby's health

Women desperate to become mothers are being offered a more natural form of IVF for the first time.

13 Jan '16, 09:54am
‘Was 43 too late to get pregnant?’
‘Was 43 too late to get pregnant?’

Losing love is something I have come to accept, but to lose at motherhood is a battle I still fight, writes Elana Rabinowitz.

12 Jan '16, 4:01pm
Don’t give up on IVF
Don’t give up on IVF

Couples with fertility problems who turn to IVF should persist even if their first attempts have failed, experts advise.

06 Jan '16, 08:22am
Antidepressants, autism linked - study
Antidepressants, autism linked - study

Taking antidepressants during pregnancy raises autism risk, a major study claims.

07 Dec '15, 08:51am
'Folic acid should be mandatory'
'Folic acid should be mandatory'

Urging pregnant women to take folic acid voluntarily is failing to drive down rates of spina bifida, UK experts say.

02 Dec '15, 06:30am
Stretch mark creams ‘a waste of money’
Stretch mark creams ‘a waste of money’

No product on the market can repair the elastic skin fibre damaged in childbirth, say scientists.

01 Dec '15, 06:19am
When a miscarriage means suffering in silence
When a miscarriage means suffering in silence

Many women who miscarry feel so ashamed they can't even talk to their husbands about it, research has revealed.

30 Nov '15, 09:12am
'Men don't know booze affects sperm'
'Men don't know booze affects sperm'

One in three men don't know that drinking too much can harm their fertility, a poll reveals.

26 Nov '15, 08:02am
Male womb transplants coming soon?
Male womb transplants coming soon?

If science can transplant a uterus into a woman, can it transplant one into a man? The answer is yes, theoretically.