Pregnancy

Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth

A study of just over 1,000 women found the risk doubles if women go to sleep on their backs in the third trimester.

The study looked into 291 pregnancies that ended in stillbirth and 735 women who had a live birth.

Researchers say the position in which women fall asleep in is most important - and they should not worry if they are on their back when they wake up.

About one in 225 pregnancies in the UK ends in stillbirth and the study authors estimate that about 130 babies' lives a year could be saved if women went to sleep on their side.

Is light drinking while pregnant OK?

It turns out that there's not much research on just how little a pregnant woman could drink without harming her unborn baby, according to a paper published in the journal BMJ Open on Monday.

What is hyperemesis gravidarum?

The condition, which is marked by nausea and vomiting more severe than typical morning sickness, affects from 1% to 3% of pregnant women, according to the Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation. It usually is found in women who are sensitive to the higher hormone levels that come with pregnancy.

When Tinder date results in motherhood

Having just come out of long-term relationships, they weren't chasing anything serious.

So when Tessa's suspected food poisoning turned out to be pregnancy not long into their mutually beneficial arrangement, it was a shock.

"I remember bursting into tears, getting straight in my car to go to my friend's place where I walked in the door and threw the test on the table and just cried," 27-year-old Tessa of Sorrento, Victoria says.

"It was definitely not on my agenda."

Births to older moms rise as teen birth rate drops

The one thing missing: a baby.

Stacie Krajchir-Tom spent her 20s learning the ropes as a television producer and her 30s building her powerhouse career. By the time she reached her 40s, she was ready to start a family.

"Kris says it perfectly," Krajchir-Tom said of her husband, Kristopher Tom. "He says, 'We would have been fine without having a baby, but you wouldn't have been fine.' "

Pregnant teenage model dies during railway photoshoot in Texas

A photo of Fredzania Thompson, taken moments before the incident in Navasota, Texas, has been shared by her family.

Local police report that Fredzania, who was pregnant at the time, stepped out of the way of one train and was then hit by another.

It was her first ever photoshoot, her mother told local newspaper, The Eagle.

Beyonce's pregnancy picture painted on lips

Make-up artist, Jazmina Daniel was inspired by the most-liked Instagram photo ever, and spent more than four hours painting it onto her own mouth.

She created the entire portrait using a tiny brush and it includes the blue background, green veil, and floral wreath around the mother to be.

'I know I have a lot of Queen (Bee) Fans out there!'

The photo has sparked huge interest, with 60,000 likes and 2,400 comments.

Jazmina, from Los Angeles, captioned the photo of her lips saying, "This one is for you! @beyonce Tag the Queen if you think she'd approve ��."

Pregnant Beyonce 'to perform at Grammys'

In an interview with a US TV show, he said the star sounds "tired" because she's been working on the performance.

He also said he was "shocked" to hear her pregnancy news and only found out after she made the announcement on Instagram.

But he said he'd since had a "wonderful daughter-dad conversation" with her.

Beyonce's nominated for nine Grammys at this month's awards.

Singer Janet Jackson, 50, confirms she is expecting first child

She told People magazine: "We thank God for our blessing", and posed for a picture with her growing baby bump.

Speculation about her pregnancy surfaced in April when she postponed her 'Unbreakable' tour, saying she wanted to focus on planning a family with her husband, Wissam al-Mana.