pregnancy and childbirth

News Analysis: Weighing the Ethics of Artificial Wombs

News Analysis: Weighing the Ethics of Artificial Wombs

A premature baby resting in a N.I.C.U. in Tacoma, Wash.
News Analysis: Weighing the Ethics of Artificial Wombs

News Analysis: Weighing the Ethics of Artificial Wombs

A premature baby resting in a N.I.C.U. in Tacoma, Wash.
Pistas Sobre Danos Causados Pelo Zika Podem Estar Equivocadas Em Casos De Gêmeos

Pistas Sobre Danos Causados Pelo Zika Podem Estar Equivocadas Em Casos De Gêmeos

Valéria Gomes Ribeiro carregando João Lucas em duas horas de ônibus para casa depois de levá-lopara consultas médicas. O adesivo verde é aplicado para relaxar os músculos enrijecidos.
Pistas Sobre Danos Causados Pelo Zika Podem Estar Equivocadas Em Casos De Gêmeos

Pistas Sobre Danos Causados Pelo Zika Podem Estar Equivocadas Em Casos De Gêmeos

Valéria Gomes Ribeiro carregando João Lucas em duas horas de ônibus para casa depois de levá-lopara consultas médicas. O adesivo verde é aplicado para relaxar os músculos enrijecidos.
Pistas Sobre Danos Causados Pelo Zika Podem Estar Equivocadas Em Casos De Gêmeos

Pistas Sobre Danos Causados Pelo Zika Podem Estar Equivocadas Em Casos De Gêmeos

Valéria Gomes Ribeiro carregando João Lucas em duas horas de ônibus para casa depois de levá-lopara consultas médicas. O adesivo verde é aplicado para relaxar os músculos enrijecidos.
Legal Fight Could Make Kentucky Only State With No Abortion Clinic

Legal Fight Could Make Kentucky Only State With No Abortion Clinic

Anti-abortion demonstrators said the rosary beside a clinic volunteer outside the E.M.W. Women’s Surgical Center in Louisville, Ky. The clinic is the only abortion provider remaining in the state.
Clues to Zika Damage Might Lie in Cases of Twins

Clues to Zika Damage Might Lie in Cases of Twins

Valéria Gomes Ribeiro holding João Lucas on the two-hour bus ride home after taking him to appointments. The green tape is applied to relax tight muscles.
Clues to Zika Damage Might Lie in Cases of Twins

Clues to Zika Damage Might Lie in Cases of Twins

Valéria Gomes Ribeiro holding João Lucas on the two-hour bus ride home after taking him to appointments. The green tape is applied to relax tight muscles.
Clues to Zika Damage Might Lie in Cases of Twins

Clues to Zika Damage Might Lie in Cases of Twins

Valéria Gomes Ribeiro holding João Lucas on the two-hour bus ride home after taking him to appointments. The green tape is applied to relax tight muscles.
Winning While Pregnant: How Athletes Do It

Winning While Pregnant: How Athletes Do It

A photo on Serena Williams’s Snapchat story, which was later removed, announced her pregnancy.
Global Health: Inexpensive Drug Prevents Deaths in New Mothers, Study Finds

Global Health: Inexpensive Drug Prevents Deaths in New Mothers, Study Finds

A doctor holding a healthy baby at a hospital in Pakistan. Postpartum hemorrhage kills 100,000 women a year in developing countries.
Serena Williams Says Posting of Pregnancy Picture Was an Accident

Serena Williams Says Posting of Pregnancy Picture Was an Accident

Serena Williams was interviewed by Gayle King at a Ted Conference Tuesday.
With Baby in Tow, Victoria Azarenka Returns to Tennis — and Her Roots

With Baby in Tow, Victoria Azarenka Returns to Tennis — and Her Roots

Victoria Azarenka in front of the wall she once used as a hitting partner at a tennis center in Minsk, Belarus. The wall, she said, “never misses, never complains.”
Global Health: Fatal Malaria in the U.S. More Common Than Previously Known

Global Health: Fatal Malaria in the U.S. More Common Than Previously Known

An Anopheles freeborni mosquito, a type known to transmit malaria. Serious and fatal bouts of malaria in the United States are a greater problem than has been previously reported.
Global Health: Fatal Malaria in the U.S. More Common Than Previously Known

Global Health: Fatal Malaria in the U.S. More Common Than Previously Known

An Anopheles freeborni mosquito, a type known to transmit malaria. Serious and fatal bouts of malaria in the United States are a greater problem than has been previously reported.
Ilie Nastase Punished for Abusive Remarks

Ilie Nastase Punished for Abusive Remarks

Romania’s Coach Ilie Nastase, left rear, leaving the court after his ejection from a Fed Cup match against Britain on Saturday.
Serena Williams Confirms She’s Pregnant After Day of Speculation

Serena Williams Confirms She’s Pregnant After Day of Speculation

Serena Williams shared this image on Snapchat on Wednesday.