The CDC says it examined 2013 birth certificate data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), which encompasses 90% of U.S. births.
For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.
According to Penn Medicine, two sisters, who are one year apart in age, gave birth this morning just fifteen minutes apart.
If you are pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant, you need to get to a physician for regular check ups as soon as you can.
The study also found that the rate of “nonindicated” births before 39 weeks was 86% higher in 2009 than in 1995.
According to a new Australian study, women who are “casually employed” are much more likely to be childless by their mid-thirties than those with job security.
It’s rare, but sometimes babies can be injured during cesareans births.
Authorities say 21-year-old Elizabeth Whitehead of Barnegat apparently didn’t realize she was pregnant when she went into labor late Tuesday morning.
If there’s one thing gardeners should be used to, it’s the cycle of life, because we see it every year.
Philadelphia knows how to serve its mothers, and the city’s best birthing classes cover it all: every nuance, stressor and option a momma could want. Their collective goal: to make birthing a safe, low-stress experience.
Some New Jersey state police troopers helped make a special delivery on the Garden State Parkway.
The Philadelphia region has a new set of sextuplets. The parents, who wish to remain anonymous, gave birth to three boys and three girls at a Montgomery County hospital.
It’s estimated up to one out four new mothers suffer from depression after giving birth. Medical Reporter Stephanie Stahl reports a group of experts now says pediatricians should also be looking for signs of the condition.