Smoking During Pregnancy Doubles Risk Of Sudden Death For BabySmoking even one cigarette a day during pregnancy can double the chance of sudden unexpected death for your baby, according to a new study analyzing over 20 million births, including over 19,000 unexpected infant deaths.
Waiting A Year Between Pregnancies Lowers Health RisksWomen and their babies face health risks when there's less that 12 months between the birth of one child and the conception of the next, according to a new study.
Mom Charged After Drugs In Breast Milk Killed BabyIn Bucks County, Pennsylvania, prosecutors are arguing that 30-year-old Samantha Jones killed her 11-week-old son, R.J., by breastfeeding while using drugs.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Poppy Seed Bagel Causes Woman Giving Birth To Fail Drug TestElizabeth Eden was headed to St. Joseph Medical Center on April 4 and had a poppy seed bagel for breakfast before going into labor.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Premature Births For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.
Eating Fast Food Hurts Chances Of Getting Pregnant, Study FindsAustralian researchers have concluded that the amount of fruit and fast food in a diet can significantly affect the time it takes for a woman to become pregnant.
Study Prompts Call To Examine Flu Vaccine And MiscarriageA puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.
Wrongful Conception: Woman Can Seek Damages For Stress Of Unplanned PregnancyAn Oakland County woman has been cleared to seek financial damages for the emotional distress of knowing she would deliver a child with Down syndrome.
State To Begin Testing For Zika Virus In MichiganState health officials will start conducting diagnostic tests for the Zika virus and similar mosquito-borne diseases.
Zika Virus Scarier Than First Thought Says Centers For Disease Control The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Zika virus is scarier than initially thought and they need additional funding to fight it.
Report: Downriver Teen Faked Triplet Pregnancy For Months With Bogus Sonograms, Belly, Took Cash And Gifts"Need a bun in the oven? We can help," the website claims.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Detroit-Area Nuns To Reconsider School Policies After Pregnant Gay Teacher FiredThe Catholic nuns who operate a metro Detroit school plan to re-examine policies regarding the decision to fire a gay teacher after she became pregnant.