Putting on too much or too little weight during pregnancy has a negative impact on the child that can be observed when they reach the age of seven, a new study argues.
Taking high dose supplements of folic acid does not protect pregnant women from pre-eclampsia, a new study has found.
The current challenges facing the midwifery profession in England and Scotland have been laid bare by a new investigation by the Royal College of Midwives.
The lives of mothers and babies are being put in danger by cutbacks to NHS fertility treatment, experts have warned.
Taking fish oil supplement during pregnancy is linked to an increase in infant lean and bone mass by the age of six years, according to Danish and UK researchers.
Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study.
Breast cancer surgery is associated with high rates of mortality and hospital readmission, along with loss of functional independence, for frail nursing home residents, according to US researchers.
Concern has been aired over the ongoing closure of a birthing centre in North East Scotland due to severe midwife shortages.
Giving a drug called remifentanil during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural, a study by UK researchers has revealed.
Women with diabetes have a dramatically increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study involving UK researchers.