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Nova Scotia's health minister is sidestepping questions about whether he thinks it's acceptable that a Cape Breton woman who is halfway through her pregnancy still doesn't have a family doctor.
How much alcohol is safe for a pregnant woman to drink? For a question that affects so many people, surprisingly little research has been done, health experts who reviewed the scant evidence said Tuesday.
A new Canadian study suggests that the rate of stroke is three times higher among pregnant women than non-pregnant women of the same age.
A new Spanish study is encouraging women to exercise during pregnancy, after finding that working out can have clear advantages for both mother and baby.
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among pregnant and recently pregnant women, says a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Limiting weight gain during pregnancy can not only benefit the health of the mother and child, but it can also reduce the chance of a caesarean section, according to new U.K. research.
A Winnipeg mother-to-be says her doctor’s receptionist mistakenly gave her a medication that can induce labour.
New American research reveals that children born to pregnant women with gestational diabetes who drank at least one diet drink per day were 60 per cent more likely to have a high birth weight
The risk of potentially life-threatening complications during childbirth increases in older mothers, especially after the age of 39, according to a new study led by a Canadian researcher.
For the first time, women in their early 30s are having more babies than younger moms in the United States.
When Ashleigh Miller Cross visited a Halifax supermarket last week, she expected to come home with just groceries. Instead, she delivered a healthy baby boy.