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“motherhood”

Aug 18, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A new mother in Oregon wants to breastfeed her baby even though she regularly smokes marijuana, but experts are concerned about the risks of the drug to the baby's brain.
Jul 30, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The animal kingdom's bravest and most vigilant mother could be a deep sea octopus who has just broken the world record for egg brooding. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 10:15 AM ET
New research suggests that a baby's sense of smell may play a large role in how it acquires the ability to be afraid. All it needs is a mom in distress.
Jul 6, 2014 04:00 AM ET
If you're a woman, postponing having children until mid-life may increase your overall longevity, a new study argues.
Jun 5, 2014 11:48 AM ET
Are young women whose friends are having babies more likely to join the babymaking parade as well? Laci presents some new research findings.
Apr 21, 2014 10:02 AM ET // Tim Wall
Organic pollutants in fish create a decades-long health risk for mothers and their children. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 12:00 PM ET // AFP
The FDA is considering an experimental fertilization technique that could allow the eggs and sperm from three people to create a baby.
Feb 25, 2014 09:42 AM ET
C-sections are becoming more and more common in hospitals. They're quick and easy, but are they really better than natural childbirth? Laci is here to weigh the pros and cons of getting a c-section, and how natural birth definitely has some benefits.
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