Smoking weed during pregnancy could cause neurodevelopmental problems, experts told "Newsweek."
People born prematurely are on average more likely to be timid, and socially withdrawn.
"I'm still massively in shock, just a bit gutted I missed the concert," said Denise Jones. "But I couldn't be any happier right now!"
She has the facts, though.
The study adds a new dimension to our understanding of how a mother can influence our health, according to its author.
A Virginia woman who faked being pregnant right up until delivery and lied to a California couple looking to adopt her baby was arrested Monday.
A quarter of women attending sexual health clinics report coercion over their reproductive lives.
Second children increase time pressure and stress, study finds.
The incident put the mother and her baby at "unnecessary risk," according to a Inspector of Custodial Services report.
Rosa Maria Da Cruz's partner and three children were apparently unaware of the baby's existence.
Imelda Cortez suffered years of abuse by her stepfather.
"When I woke up I was covered in blood and so was everyone else," the mother said. "And it was so quiet in there."
At least 25 babies have been born with stunted or missing arms in three separate French regions since 2000.
"Nobody really knew it was possible—but it worked magnificently," the couple's fertility doctor said.
Researchers studied hundreds of women to find out how eating fish oil while pregnant can affect a baby.
The placenta tends not to function as well later in pregnancy, possibly explaining why mothers and babies who deliver earlier may see better outcomes.
Elizabeth Eden was held in hospital for five days after she tested positive for opioids after eating a bagel on the morning of her daughter's birth.
Fatty acids could prevent a serious problem in pregnancy.
Health professionals are concerned rates of C-sections are rising, despite the fact they carry a greater risk of complications.
About 700 women die during childbirth in the U.S. every year.