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Severe pregnancy complications have surged in Pennsylvania, and they're particularly prevalent in Philly

Women's Health

Maternal deaths in the U.S. have more than doubled since 1999, study finds

Maternal mortality

Women's Health

To reduce maternal deaths, Pennsylvania will begin tracking pregnancy and birth complications

Maternal Morbidity Pennsylvania

Women's Health

More women are choosing to give birth at home, but to do so safely requires certain precautions

Home Births

Women's Health

After years of slight declines, C-sections are increasing again – and the CDC expects the trend to continue

C-section birth rates

Women's Health

How much does it cost to have a baby? About $3,000 – with insurance, analysis finds

The cost of pregnancy


To improve Philly's maternal and infant mortality rates, a collective approach is needed

Maternal Mortality Philadelphia

Women's Health

Using an epidural reduces risk of severe childbirth complications, study finds

Epidural childbirth complications


Penn Medicine to offer childbirth class geared toward LGBTQ+ families

Penn Medicine LGBTQ+ birthing class

Women's Health

Black women in Philly are far more likely to have severe childbirth complications, report shows

Racial disparities Maternity

Women's Health

Postpartum depression can persist years after childbirth, research shows

Postpartum depression can persist years after childbirth, research shows

Women's Health

More women are choosing to delay having children until their 40s — but the choice isn't without risks

Pregnancy after 40

Women's Health

Pre-existing conditions may be causing more high-risk pregnancies

Millennial women experiencing higher pregnancy complication rates

Women's Health

Virtual reality offers women a new pain relief option during childbirth

VR in childbirth

Health News

Why are so few people born on Christmas and other holidays?

Christmas birthdays


Midwifery practice eyes Philly's first birth center – with your help

philadelphia midwife collective birth center


3D images show how much babies' heads get squished during birth

Baby Skulls

Women's Health

Einstein has lowered rate of c-sections by five percent with midwifery initiative


Philadelphia Eagles

Are 'Super Bowl babies' a real thing? Apparently, it's happening in Philadelphia

Carroll - Eagles' Super Bowl Win Celebrations and Destruction

Women's Health

Wait at least one year between pregnancies for optimal health, new study suggests


Odd News

New Jersey State Police deliver baby in Sussex County home

New Jersey State Police


Severe complications for women during childbirth are skyrocketing — and could often be prevented

 Cesarean Section


Study: You're officially not supposed to eat your placenta


For pregnant women with anxiety or depression, what are the risks to medicating?


Pennsylvania mom goes viral with photo of baby born in amniotic sac


Mother's Day

Motherhood stats to remember this Mother's Day


GoFundMe supports N.J. veteran whose wife gave birth days before cancer death


Women's Health

#BumpDay: Raising awareness about the need for worldwide maternal health care



Maternity beach: Not your grandmother’s bathing suit



Announcing a pregnancy – to tell or not to tell?



No place like home: a Jersey Girl is moving back east



Exorcism, being feminine, and the mystery of death

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South Jersey woman gives birth in pickup truck on way to hospital

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The practice of eating the placenta post-baby

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