Medics have developed a new method to detect chromosome disorders which is being hailed as groundbreaking for expectant mothers.
Having a longer pregnancy also reduced the risk of suffering from post-natal depression, a study found.
A US mum-to-be has managed to wrangle 20,000 honeybees to swarm around her baby bump for maternity photos.
An airline has scrapped pregnancy tests for new female employees after being fined more than £22,000 for the practice.
Common antibiotics may double the risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy, research has shown.
The teenage pregnancy rate in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level on record.
Medical ethics expert says that women should also be allowed to end a pregnancy for any reason, including to select sex of child.
A hospital has released video of the successful Caesarean delivery, which came after the mother-of-one had fertility treatment in the US.
The research is the first to demonstrate that the auditory brain stem is vulnerable to damage from nicotine.
Drinking moderately does not seem to affect a woman's fertility, a study suggests.