A lack of sleep during pregnancy doesn't just make the mom-to-be tired - it can make labor and delivery tougher, too.
Could adults born very premature be more likely to have a socially withdrawn personality - and perhaps even display signs of autism?
A researcher is tackling a new and inventive way to slow down - and perhaps prevent - preterm labor.
A new study shows that women who have another baby right away also have shorter pregnancy lengths, and a greater risk for preterm birth.
In a study conducted with advanced MRI methods, scientists have revealed the dynamics of how the blood in the placenta flows.
One overlooked way could potentially cut the risk of twin preterm birth in half, particularly in super high-risk twin pregnancies.
Find out how a vaginal gel could reduce the rate of preterm birth in women with short cervixes.
Children should grow, develop, and learn throughout their lives, starting at birth, which is why it's important to watch for a developmental delay.
Researchers have identified a potential biomarker for predicting whether a premature infant is at high risk for motor development problems, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology. (Dec...
Over half of children born extremely prematurely need extra educational support in mainstream schools, In particular, they struggle with math, research indicates.
When oxidative stress becomes overwhelming, it can trigger premature placental aging, which can result in preterm birth.