Skull theory looks to the shape of the fetal skull to determine gender of a child under four months old.
A brain-dead pregnant woman is being kept alive -- against her family's wishes -- by a Texas hospital.
Unborn babies in the womb touch themselves following a distinct sequence, helping to explain thumb-sucking and other behaviors after birth. Continue reading →
A young boy in India was said to suffer burns from spontaneous combustion -- but officials are skeptical. Continue reading →
There's a new member of Britain's royal family, ending months of predictions about the baby, much of it based on myths. Continue reading →
New findings add to growing evidence that the timing of pregnancy can influence the health of the baby. Continue reading →
Neanderthal mothers weaned their children earlier than their human counterparts. Continue reading →
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