One in seven infants exposed to Zika in utero experienced microcephaly, seizures, hearing deficiencies or other health problems during their first year of life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.
By Amanda Grennell
Research shows women gave birth to nearly 4 million babies in the U.S. in 2015, down 1 percent from a year earlier. This is a small, but noteworthy drop.
By Laura Santhanam
The Jose Favella Hospital in Manila has one of the busiest maternity wards in the world, with an average of 60 births per day. The Philippines is grappling with a population boom, where in the past three decades the number…
By Brian Epstein
A doula -- ancient Greek for 'a woman who serves' -- isn't a doctor or midwife, but gives support to expectant mothers before, during and after childbirth. In New York, By My Side Birth Support provides free doula services to…
As part of his continuing series on Peru, Ray Suarez reports on how government strategies to reduce deaths from childbirth among indigenous women who live far from health services could also help women in other Latin American countries.
In the last of a series on health care in the Netherlands, Ray Suarez reports on how the European country maintains low health care costs while delivering a high standard of care.
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