Giving Birth

Spotting During Pregnancy: What to Expect

It's common but concerning, especially for first-time moms. Here's what you should know and when to worry when it comes to prenatal bleeding.

FDA Proposes Pregnant, Nursing Women, Children Eat More Fish

Federal health officials drafted new recommendations for the minimum amount of seafood pregnant and nursing women, as well as children, should eat per week.

Women Over Age 35 Show Rising Pregnancy Rates Nationwide

For decades, birth ages have been increasing. But since 2012, there's been a growing spike as future moms' roles and priorities continue to change.

Eating Peanuts During Pregnancy Reduces Allergy Risk

Kids of moms who ate peanuts and tree nuts had a lower chance of developing allergies to these foods, a new study says. Could early exposure be a good thing?

Babies Can Learn Songs While in Womb, Study Says

Finnish researchers find unborn kids exposed to music recognize the tunes after birth. A metro Detroit source says it benefits infants' development too.

Top Baby's Room Trends

Whether you're expecting a boy or a girl, here are the themes, colors and furniture styles that are popular for nurseries.

Pregnant Kate Middleton Suffering from Extreme Morning Sickness

The Duchess of Cambridge, now expecting her first baby, is admitted to a London hospital for treatment of hyperemesis gravidarum symptoms.

Depression and Anti-Depressant Use During Pregnancy Impacts Fetal Brains

New study finds language development centered in babies brains can be inhibited or accelerated by mom's depression, or related medications, while the infant is in utero.

Proud Parents Jason and Rebecca Bolton of Ypsilanti

While expecting their second child, this southeast Michigan couple embarked on a unique photo journal journey. Check out their creative use of fruits and veggies!

Top Popular Baby Names for 2011 Announced

Sophia and Jacob snag the No. 1 spots - and the Bible and reality TV are big influences. Here's what the U.S. government said, plus a little southeast Michigan insight.