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.
Air pollution can be inhaled by pregnant women, with sooty residue making its way through to the placenta, a new study has found.
Instead of waiting until between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy to take a Glucose Tolerance Test, researchers claim women could be tested much earlier.
Pregnant women who have inadequate stores of long chain omega-3 fatty acids, in their first two trimesters, have a significantly higher risk of preterm birth.
The precarious nature of housing and work for millennials is making motherhood more challenging.
Health authorities are now advising large sections of the Victorian population to get screened, including all women of reproductive age.
A new wave of research is looking at how drugs we're already familiar with can be used in prenancy to improve outcomes for unborn babies.
Hormonal influences or pregnancy-related changes in the immune system may play a part.
Supermarkets across Australia have begun recalling bags of frozen vegetables amid fears they could contain listeria.
All women with a history of gestational diabetes should have a yearly medical check-up.
No one warned Bree about the debilitating condition she passed to her unborn son. Or the simple steps that could have helped prevent it.
One in three women experiences "out of control" eating.