Joy turned to devastation for the Gunstons when pregnant Amy was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Some mothers-to-be are declining a relatively simple and painless test to check for gestational diabetes.
Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fine particulate pollution in late pregnancy have up to twice the risk of developing autism.
Felicity Holden was smoking 24 weeks into her pregnancy when she went into premature labour.
A a child born with severe brain damage because her mother drank excessively while pregnant was not a victim of crime, according to Britain's Court of Appeal.
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We're all different. Some women's bodies gain a lot of weight when pregnant. Other's don't. Full stop.
New Zealand babies are being born with debilitating defects that doctors say are caused by an anti-epilepsy drug.
Children whose mothers took a common painkiller during pregnancy are at higher risk of developing behavioural problems, research says.
Experts accuse bakers of "failing miserably" to get more folic acid into bread.
Pregnant Maori and Pasifika women are offered gift vouchers to stop smoking.
Pregnant Kiwi women comparing their bodies to celebrity mums-to-be are setting themselves unrealistic expectations says a university researcher.
Experts are now saying the bedrest during complicated pregnancies could do more harm than good.
Maria Herrara was willing to do anything to become a mother - including being confined to a hospital bed "head down, bum up" for four months of pregnancy.
Of all the harmful acts attributed to alcohol, little is known about the "sleeping giant".
When writing her birth plan, Simone Pavil included an item most women wouldn’t even think about: what should happen if she was put on life support.
If you're a mum-to-be bent on keeping up your workout routine, the trick is to consult your doctor, know your limit and have a plan for each trimester.
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