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Meghan Markle's baby bump is her business.

People are ‘bump shaming’ Meghan Markle for getting bigger during pregnancy

People are analyzing the size of Meghan Markle's baby bump, but pregnancy is not an invitation to comment on women's bodies.
Experts say there's potential that marijuana use during pregnancy could be harmful.

More women are using marijuana during pregnancy, but doctors say no amount of the drug is known to be safe for moms-to-be

Some research indicates more moms-to-be are smoking marijuana. Experts told INSIDER there's limited research, but using the drug while pregnant could be risky.
A report says 700 women die giving birth each year in the United States.

There has been a disturbing rise in the maternal death rate in the US, and experts say it’s the most dangerous developed country to give birth i...

700 women die each year in the US and another 50,000 are severely injured during childbirth. This is reportedly due to hospitals ignoring simple procedures and preterm births.
The US fertility rate dropped in 2017, according to a new report.

The US is in the danger zone for a ‘demographic time bomb,’ and the high cost of childcare could be partially to blame

A new report from the CDC found that the total fertility rate in the US is below what's needed to replace the population over time.

Online wellness startup Ritual has launched a prenatal vitamin — and it solves the problems traditional options haven’t been able to escap...

Ritual's Essential Prenatal addresses the multiple ways that current prenatal vitamins are failing expecting mothers. Here's why it's different.
It's likely your sex life can continue normally while pregnant.

9 myths about having sex while pregnant, debunked

A lot of the risks associated with pregnancy and sex are myths that can be debunked. Here are a few of them.
Kim Kardashian and her daughter North.

Kim Kardashian has a common health condition that made her need a surrogate. Here’s what you need to know about it.

Placenta accreta is a common condition that affects Kim Kardashian-West has had to hire a surrogate. Here's why.
A baby was born weighing almost 15 pounds.

A Texas baby weighed almost 15 pounds at birth, breaking a hospital record

A baby broke a hospital record this month when he was born weighing nearly 15 pounds. After a stay in the NICU, his parents say he's now healthy.
Pregnancy changes the human body a great deal.

31 surprising things you may not know about pregnancy

Pregnancy can cause strain on many parts of the body, leading to many physical and physiological changes. Here are some of the most surprising ways the body adjusts to carrying a baby.

10 of the most common myths about freezing your eggs

Many people turn to freezing their eggs if they wish to delay childbirth. Here are some of the most common myths when it comes to freezing your eggs.