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Julia Stiles’ Precious Selfie

If starring in one of the most popular teen movies wasn't enough, Julia Stiles has certainly grabbed our attention again with her sweet baby bump selfie.

The Water Birth from Paris

The birthing pool revolutionized childbirth. Read more about Dr Michael Odent and his determination to bring childbirth closer to nature.

Climate and Pregnancy

A study focusing on the relationship between climate and pregnancy found that exposure to temperature extremes can negatively impact birth outcomes.

Babies Seek Faces, Even When in the Womb

A recent study has found that not only do babies look for faces as soon as they are born, but when in the womb, they also turn to follow face-like shapes.

‘Married At First Sight’ and Now Parents

The stars of 'Married at First Sight', Jamie and Doug, have welcomed a baby girl.

Hope for Babies Born with Alcohol Damage

A study by Northwestern Medicine has found that reversing fetal alcohol damage after birth is possible using two commonly used drugs.

Prevention of Inherited Diseases Through Early Gene-Editing.

A disease-causing mutation has just been corrected by scientists using gene editing in early stage human embryos.

Maternal Mortality in America

Whilst such deaths in America and other developed countries are rare, America's maternal mortality is still higher than that in other rich European countries, but the same as Britain if analyzed by other measures.

Folic Acid and the Reduction of Pesticide-related Autism Risk

Taking the recommended amount of folic acid around conception might help reduce a child's pesticide-related autism risk.

U.S. Birthrate is Declining

Early data for 2016 from the National Center for Health Statistics, records a 1% drop in births when compared to 2015.