CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Poppy Seed Bagel Causes Woman Giving Birth To Fail Drug TestElizabeth Eden was headed to St. Joseph Medical Center on April 4 and had a poppy seed bagel for breakfast before going into labor.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Premature Births For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.
Eating Fast Food Hurts Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study FindsAustralian researchers have concluded that the amount of fruit and fast food in a diet can significantly affect the time it takes for a woman to become pregnant.
47-Year-Old Woman Finds Out She's Pregnant Hour Before Giving BirthA woman who went to the hospital for abdominal pain was shocked to find out she was expecting a baby just an hour before giving birth, as reported by ABC News.
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.
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.