The Zika virus outbreak in Latin America has affected over 60 million people up to now. The infection can have potentially fatal consequences for pregnant
More than 20 million babies were born with a low birthweight (less than 2500g; 5.5 pounds) in 2015 — around one in seven of all
Babies exposed to opioids while their mothers were pregnant with them may need special care even before they start to experience withdrawal symptoms, according to
Researchers have combined embryonic cells and liver cells in a new cell culture test. This combination lets them detect adverse effects that new medications may
Giving a single dose of preventative antibiotics to all women after childbirth involving forceps or vacuum extraction could prevent almost half of maternal infections including
A history of eating disorders and body image concerns before or during pregnancy are associated with future depressive symptoms among mothers, finds a new study.
A new study shows that people are almost twice as likely to correctly identify signs of postnatal depression in women than in men.
A new proof of concept study shows that functionalized magnetic beads reduced blood levels of a harmful molecule by 40%, which doubled the effect of
Men who delay starting a family have a ticking ‘biological clock’ — just like women — that may affect the health of their partners and
New research has found, using a mouse model, that microbes in the maternal intestine may contribute to impairment of the gut barrier during pregnancy.