The uterus is an impressive organ. Normally it’s just the size of a pear, but during pregnancy it grows many times larger than its original size.
Hundreds of thousands of newborns, mostly in India and sub-Saharan Africa, died from air pollution in 2019, a study has found. Noxious fumes from cooking fuels are blamed for causing the majority of the babies' deaths.
Just in time to mark World Elephant Day, the first elephant to be born in Erfurt Zoo has taken her first steps in public. Proud African elephant mum Chupa showed off her baby after a pregnancy lasting 666 days.
Carrie Symonds, the partner of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has given birth to a "healthy baby boy," the PM's office has announced. Johnson returned to work on Monday after a serious bout of COVID-19.
Nearly one in three children in Germany are born via cesarean section. Now experts have unveiled the first C-section guidelines, which have the potential to unleash a "massive wave" of change in maternal health care.
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