It would cost about $250 million to get an additional 650,000 low-income Americans to breastfeed as much as experts recommend, but it would save families and the health-care system $1.5 billion, a study finds.
A Chinese scientist who engineered the first gene-edited babies may now face serious charges for fraudulent practices.
In June, Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister of New Zealand, became only the second head of state in modern history to give birth while in office.
Stigma factors into our perceptions of breastfeeding and formula, with serious consequences for infant health.
A food oppression expert explains why America's formula problem can only get worse.
How were thousands of Afghan refugees all born on January 1st? The answer lies at the intersection of warfare and the digital age.
The Zika virus outbreak in the Americas hits on the things that risk-perception researchers know worry people most. Will that be enough to overcome people's fears about genetically modified mosquitoes?
As a new non-invasive technology makes prenatal genetic tests more common, many more pregnant women will have to choose whether or not to have a disabled child.
And that's not necessarily a bad thing.
More efficient than in vitro fertilization and cheaper than traditional adoption, embryo adoption, which also provides parents with the experience of carrying a child, is becoming more popular. But our legislature is still struggling with serious legal issues surrounding the practice.
How much is enough certainty to make a decision about life or death, sickness or health?
It sounds shocking, but this is not a new argument.