Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female EmployeesFacebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.
Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live LongerLongevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.
Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic ChildA recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda GeddesSimon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.
New Facility Serves As Both Birthing Center And Abortion ClinicA new clinic that has opened locally offers clients both birthing services and abortions, depending on their needs.
Study: Three Glasses Of Wine Cuts Chances Of PregnancyA new study found that drinking three small glasses of wine a week could reduce the chances of conception for women.
Researchers: Weight Gain During Pregnancy Could Cause Childhood ObesityExperts at Boston Children's Hospital have found a connection between extreme weight gain in expecting mothers and childhood obesity in their offspring.
Alarming Trend: Moms-To-Be Selling Positive Pregnancy TestsThe way some women are choosing to make extra cash is raising eyebrows, and it could open them up to civil or criminal liabilities.
Flesh-Eating Bacteria Kills Mother Days After ChildbirthAccording to Bangor Daily News, 29-year-old Heather Nichols was admitted to Eastern Maine Medical Center on Aug. 1 and gave birth to baby Ruby Ann 20 hours later with her husband Matt Nichols at her side. She had carried the baby through a normal pregnancy and researched everything to know about becoming a mother.
Pregnant Former Olympian Dies, Baby Saved In Conn.A former Olympic and professional runner from Ethiopia who was more than eight months pregnant has died after collapsing at a Connecticut restaurant, but doctors were able to save her baby.