Ban On 'Disability Abortions' Backed In Florida HousePhysicians who terminate pregnancies solely because women don’t want children with disabilities could face felony charges under a bill moving through the Florida House.
Pandemic Adding Stress To Mental Health Of Moms-To-Be, New MothersWelcoming a new baby is typically an exciting time for any family, but a new report finds pregnant women and new moms are struggling with their mental health during the pandemic.
Florida Bill Seeks Accommodations For Pregnant WorkersFlorida lawmakers could consider a proposal aimed at ensuring employers provide accommodations for pregnant women.
‘Hear Her’ Campaign Hopes To Encourage Mothers To Recognize Signs Of Complications During & After PregnancyTens of thousands of moms suffer from life-threatening complications related to pregnancy and childbirth every year.
Women Hope To End Stigma Of Miscarriages While Also Helping Others Heal By Sharing Their StoriesPregnancy loss is devastating to expectant parents and carries with it a sense of stigma. Many people hope sharing the story of miscarriage and pregnancy loss could help others experiencing the same tragedy.
Study: Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Linked To Psychotic-Like Behaviors In KidsIf you're one of the growing numbers of women who use weed while pregnant, think twice: A new study found it may increase psychotic-like behaviors in children.
Coronavirus Creating Anxiety For Expecting MothersThe coronavirus pandemic is creating even more anxiety for women who are expecting. As a result, some mothers are now preparing for the possibility of not having a traditional birth in a hospital.
Renewed Attempt To Require Parental Consent Before Minors Can Have Abortions In FloridaAfter the idea passed the House in April but stalled in the Senate, a Republican lawmaker Tuesday began a renewed attempt to require parental consent before minors can have abortions in Florida.
Study Reveals Massive Spike In High Blood Pressure Among Pregnant WomenNew research reveals a big increase in high blood pressure among pregnant women. The condition can pose a major health risk for both mom and baby.
A Fertility First: Texas Same-Sex Couple Carries Same BabyWhen Ashleigh and Bliss married, they knew they wanted kids and through what’s called “Effortless IVF” they were both able to carry their son.
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.
Pregnancy Emergency In Mexico Lands Father And Newborn In Miami A vacation in Cancun almost ended in disaster for a couple from Malibu.