Around 5-10 per cent of women are affected by gestational diabetes.
The blood type and Rh factor of a pregnant woman and the father of her baby has all kinds of implications for their unborn child.
A more than three-fold increase in flu-related deaths has sparked a plea for those with the flu to stay away from vulnerable people.
Women aren't the only ones who should tak a break from drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
The majority of Australian women aren't taking the recommended dosage of folic acid and iodine supplements during pregnancy, a new study has found.
Pregnant women are being urged to take paracetamol only when necessary after research suggested it was linked to behavioural problems in children.
Pregnancy may not be the best time for obese mothers-to-be to shed the kilograms with research finding it is usually "too little, too late" for any meaningful benefit.
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More than 80 people have been struck down by a national salmonella outbreak as health authorities warn pregnant women, infants and the elderly to avoid eating rockmelons.
Women are being urged to pay attention to their dental health during pregnancy after a nationwide survey had worrying results.
When a pregnant woman is infected, the likelihood that her foetus will be infected is about 50 per cent.
A new report says that despite advertiser's claims, pregnancy multivitamins do not boost the health of mothers and babies.
New results show there may be a need for specific interventions tailored to male and female babies.