Woman Saves Husband Who Emerges From Coma to See Son's Birth

Woman Saves Husband Who Emerges From Coma to See Son’s Birth

A Minnesota man awoke from a medically-induced coma just in time for the birth of his son after his wife, at 39 weeks pregnant, saved him from cardiac arrest.

Why Textbooks May Need to Update What They Say About Birth Canals

A new study shows that the structure of the human pelvis varies between populations, which could have implications for how babies are birthed.

My Not-So-Bad Birth Defect

My Not-So-Bad Birth Defect

It seems reasonable to me that sometimes, in a complicated human body, one or two things are left out.

Paris Welcomes Rare Birth of Endangered Bornean Orangutan

An endangered Bornean orangutan has been born in a downtown Paris zoo — the first born there since 2005.

Baby Loss Series – Remembering Your Baby

“Remembering your Baby” is one of 8 videos in the Baby Loss Series, created with the support of Tommy’s Charity in partnership with Still Birth Stories.

The videos use excerpts from audio recordings of parents talking about their experience with losing their baby. The series aims to break the silence and raise awareness on different aspects of baby loss, and provide support for the people who need it.
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Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.

‘It still scares me’: panic simmers below Trump trans policy protests

As activists protest the White House’s reported effort to define gender as unchangeable from birth, trans people express their fears of what may come Transgender activists are pledging they #WontBeErased, as the campaign cry has been coined on social media, a…

Why the next royal baby might not be a Prince or Princess

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced that they’ll be welcoming their first child in spring 2019. But the latest addition to the royal family might not be a Prince or Princess. SEE ALSO: Harry and Meghan are expecting a baby and yes we are screaming r…

A Mexican Man’s Fatal Journey to Reclaim His American Life

Everything that was dear to Adrián Luna was in a small town in Idaho, and when he was deported, he died trying to find it again.

5 things to know about how birth control affects your cancer risks

Hormonal birth control methods can impact your risk for certain cancers. The pill, patch, and ring are linked with a lower risk for ovarian, uterine, and colon cancers. A major study last year, however, found slightly increased breast cancer risk in women usi…

Cardi B has some refreshingly honest things to say about childbirth

Cardi B has some refreshingly honest things to say about childbirth

New mum Cardi B is not going to pretend that giving birth to her daughter three months ago was easy. The rapper was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live where she was pretty honest about what happens to your body during childbirth. Cardi B mentions vaginal tearing an…

Trump Administration Eyes Defining Transgender Out of Existence

The Trump administration is considering a legal definition of gender as immutable and fixed at birth, the most drastic in a series of moves against transgender people.

Focus on western women ‘skewed our ideas of what birth should look like’

Study finds large variation in shape of birth canals around world – with implications for description of birth used in standard textbooks A focus on western women has skewed our understanding of evolution and twisted ideas of what birth should look like, scie…

Pippa Middleton has given birth to a baby boy

Pippa Middleton gave birth to her first child with husband James Matthews on Monday. The baby boy was born at 1:58 p.m., weighing 8 pounds and 9 ounces. She gave birth in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, where Kate Middleton also gave birth to her three…

Get Treatment for Minor Conditions Without Heading to the Doctor’s Office With This Site

Even if you have great insurance, visiting the doctor can sometimes be a huge pain. You have to find a time they can fit you in, find a time you can actually get off work to make it into the office, and dig up the cash that you need to pay your co-pay — and y…

C-Section Births Rise Rapidly to More Than 20 Percent Worldwide

C-Section Births Rise Rapidly to More Than 20 Percent Worldwide

Rates of caesarean section births almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 – from 12 to 21 percent worldwide – new research has found, with the life-saving surgery unavailable to many women in poor countries while often over-used in richer ones.

Birth of a New Ukrainian Church Brings Fears of Violence

The rough-looking young men brought clubs and brass knuckles to the Pechersk Monastery in Kiev , one of Orthodox Christianity’s most important pilgrimage sites, apparently seeking to disrupt worship. Police spread-eagled them against a wall decora…

Zika in Africa: Rare Birth Defect on the Rise in Angola

Zika in Africa: Rare Birth Defect on the Rise in Angola

Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control.

It Was a Suspected ‘Birth Tourism’ Site. Then Came Late-Night Screams.

When officers arrived at the house in Queens, they found three infants and two adults had been stabbed by a worker who then cut her own wrist, according to the police.