More babies born on Valentine's Day than on Halloween
October 26, 2011, 11:38 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
On Valentine's Day, the likelihood of giving birth went up by 5 percent compared with the weeks before and after the holiday. On Halloween, the chances of giving birth were down by 11.3 percent.
CDC: More teen boys using condoms
October 12, 2011, 12:53 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
More teen males used condoms the first time they had sex between 2006 and 2010 than in 2002
Why some countries have more twins
October 11, 2011, 10:18 a.m. by Charles Choi, LiveScience
More than 18 twins per 1,000 births were seen in Central Africa, with the country of Benin having especially high rates of twins.
Woman gives birth 7 hours after running marathon
October 11, 2011, 8:48 a.m.
Video: A few hours after completing the 26.2-mile race, a suburban Chicago woman gave birth to her daughter.
Doctors call cuts in circumcision funding 'ethically questionable'
October 5, 2011, 11:06 a.m. by Christopher Wanjek, LiveScience
Experts tout the medical benefits to circumcision, including the reduced risks of STDs and UTIs.
Got any music recommendations for the delivery room?
September 30, 2011, 9:58 a.m. by Chanie Kirschner
When push comes to shove, make sure to have some of your favorite tunes on hand.
Conjoined twins separated
September 15, 2011, 9:58 a.m.
Video: On Aug. 28, after a 13-hour surgery, doctors separated Joshua and Jacob Spates, making the boys one of only two dozen sets of conjoined twins in the world to be successfully separated.
Mouthwashing moms less likely to have a preemie
July 28, 2011, 2:07 p.m. by Kerry Grens
Mouthwash helps prevent gum disease, a condition that can potentially trigger early labor.
Woman's decision to be child-free ignites a heated debate
July 27, 2011, 9:52 a.m.
Video: Is it wrong for a woman to not want children? Experts takes a look at why society passes judgment on women who do not want to raise a family.
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