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Obesity in Pregnancy and Its Effects on Baby

A study by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development suggests that obesity during pregnancy may directly lead to fetal overgrowth.

Kate Middleton’s Baby Bump in Gorgeous Blue

The blue dress the Duchess of Cambridge wore for the Royal Variety Performance in London was stunning, but it's not what got everyone excited.

Fighting Preterm Birth

A study published on World Prematurity Day in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides additional support for treatment with vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth in cases of a short cervix.

Birth as Fine Art – Photographer Celebrates Birth

Miss Aniela has taken her photography into unchartered waters, creating fine art images depicting the power of birth.

Nicky Hilton’s Stunning Baby Shower

Nicky Hilton Rothschild was the star at a glamorous baby shower organized by Paris and Kathy Hilton at their Bel Air mansion.

Kim Kardashian Reveals Baby’s Gender!

The star accidentally revealed the gender of the baby that the family's expecting via a surrogate.

Due Date Gone – When would an induction be for the best?

A review of 80,000 women in England, undertaken by Gordon Smith of the University of Cambridge has found that, for older moms, it's safer to have the baby born at 40 weeks.

Surrogate finds one ‘twin’ is hers

Jessica Allen, a surrogate mom from California gave birth to twins but later found that one of them is biologically hers.

Why Vitamin D is important if you have PCOS

A new study led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that women deficient in Vitamin D upon starting fertility treatments were 40 per cent less likely to become pregnant.

BPA exposure may harm offspring

An international team of researchers has found that BPA, a chemical used in plastic packaging and in the linings of food and beverage cans can pass from the mother to her baby causing chronic inflammation in the offspring's intestines and liver.