2 days ago
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Couple keeps pregnancy secret for 9 months to surprise grandma

A grandmother got the surprise of her life Saturday when her son and daughter-in-law revealed they were expecting -- just two days before the baby was born.
1 month ago
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Number of U.S. women taking maternity leave stagnant for 22 years

The number of women in the United States who take maternity leave has remained stagnant for the past 22 years, despite factors that suggest it should be increasing, according to a new study.
7 months ago
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C-sections, induced births decline in US, study finds

The rate of cesarean sections and induced births in the U.S. has declined, reversing a decades-long trend of increased rates of obstetric interventions, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
11 months ago
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San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parents

San Francisco became the first place in the country Tuesday to require businesses to provide fully paid leave for new parents in what was hailed as the latest move to address income inequality in the nation.
11 months ago
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Jessica Biel denies pregnancy rumors: ‘I have a gut’

Jessica Biel and her husband, Justin Timberlake, aren't expecting baby number two...just yet, anyway. The actress recently denied pregnancy rumors.
1 year ago
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Two US women miscarry after Zika infection, CDC says

Two U.S. women suffered miscarriages after being infected with the Zika virus, according to officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
1 year ago
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Woman reaches settlement in job discrimination case

Woman reaches settlement in job discrimination case
FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood
3 years ago
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FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood

The Food and Drug Administration is reminding pregnant women to stay away from certain fish that can be high in mercury. But the agency won't require package labeling on mercury content, which is what consumer groups had sought.
Women rally in Wilmington for maternity safety
3 years ago
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Women rally in Wilmington for maternity safety

Some Wilmington moms are taking part in a national rally spanning 170 cities about maternity care for women.
NC House bill frees midwives of supervision
4 years ago
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NC House bill frees midwives of supervision

Certified midwives could practice without the supervision of a physician in North Carolina under a bill making its way through the House.