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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, 10:33am
‘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.

20 Nov '15, 4:00pm
Divorce: What about frozen embyros?
Divorce: What about frozen embyros?

A California judge has rejected a woman's plea to save her frozen embryos from destruction.

11 Nov '15, 06:08am
Unplanned pregnancy puts health at risk
Unplanned pregnancy puts health at risk

Women with unplanned pregnancies are less likely to take up preventative practices postnatally, according to a study.

09 Nov '15, 09:07am
The jury is still out on egg freezing
The jury is still out on egg freezing

Encouraging women to freeze their eggs may be offering them false hope until success rates are published, experts warn.

03 Nov '15, 07:00am
Try for a baby at Christmas
Try for a baby at Christmas

Analysis of around 52 million pregnancies over the course of 12 years found December conceptions result in the highest birth rates.