The home stretch

Hiccups, kicks, wiggles and ... eating vernix? Your baby is up to all sorts of things in the final trimester.

IUD may lower cervical cancer risk

Study: The presence of this birth control method in the uterus stimulates an immune response that kills off human papillomavirus.

The cutest cantaloupe

Your little bundle will undergo monumental changes in the second trimester—and if all goes well, you'll be feeling on top of the world.

Watch your miracle grow

The little person inside your womb will make tremendous growth strides throughout the first trimester.

It’s a new NICU, baby

For the mom who can't make it to the NICU, there are high-tech and low-tech options to connect with baby.

Patient Story

New study scrutinizes birth defects

Michigan family hopes their participation in long-term, international research will shed light on their young daughter's medical troubles.

Where fertility tests fall short

New research suggests age—not testing—is likely the best indicator of a woman's natural reproductive potential in her 30s and 40s.

Study: Pain relief won’t delay labor

New research may debunk the long-held notion that epidurals prolong labor.

Special post for moms headed home

Moms need to know what signs and symptoms to watch for after their baby has been delivered.

Breast milk, the original brain food

It's not just baby who benefits—breastfeeding moms may enjoy better brain health, too.

Patient Story

‘This isn’t normal’

A mom's intuition saved her unborn baby's life.

Patient Story

‘A different set of hopes and dreams’

An unexpected pregnancy and an unforeseen diagnosis became a journey to joy for this family.