A new midwife facility welcomed six newborn babies in April.
Children’s brains can be boosted by their mother eating nuts during early pregnancy, a new study claims.
An Aberdeen politician has applauded new figures which show 305 families in the city have been helped by a Government grant scheme.
A study by an Aberdeen University lecturer is set to influence the information women are given before giving birth across the whole of the NHS.
Parents in the north-east have been awarded more than £250,000 to help with the costs of raising a child, official figures have revealed.
Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies’ growth during pregnancy, according to a new study.
Thousands of emergency caesarean sections could be avoided in the UK every year by scanning women in late pregnancy, new research suggests.
The pregnancy rate among women aged 40 and over continues to rise, according to new figures.
The 2,000th research paper has been published from data collected in a unique health study spanning almost 30 years and involving three generations of participants.
More than 600 emergency Caesarean sections and up to 100 stillbirths could be prevented each year if NHS hospitals followed official guidelines on multiple births, a study has found.
A blood test for pre-eclampsia is being rolled out by NHS England after a study showed it can help diagnose the potentially-lethal pregnancy condition earlier.
Kelly Brook says she has made her peace with the fact she is unlikely to be a mother.
A health board has apologised to a pregnant woman for failing to give her steroids.
The way mums-to-be contact Aberdeen Maternity Hospital has changed.
Gemma Atkinson has joked that being pregnant is making her feel like a bloated cartoon supervillain.
More than 30 babies were born in an Aberdeen hospital Midwives Unit last month.
The parents of the first baby born at the north-east’s newest maternity unit were not aware it had even opened until the tot was on his way.
Gemma Atkinson has announced that she is expecting her first child with Strictly Come Dancing professional Gorka Marquez.
Staff from NHS Banffshire are in the process of founding Breast Friends, which aims to encourage, support and advise new and expectant mothers.
Parents ‘probably got a speeding ticket’ racing to Aberdeen hospital for birth of son on New Year’s Day
Vanessa and Stuart Bremner, who already have a daughter, Lucy, three, said they “probably got a speeding ticket” rushing from Stonehaven to Aberdeen Maternity Hospital’s midwives unit.
A north-east MSP has called for assurances Aberdeen’s neonatal unit will not be downgraded.
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Pregnant women fear having to give birth on the side of a road while being transferred between two north-east hospitals – according to a new report.
Claims that advances in IVF are responsible for the falling number of adoptions are “a misunderstanding of the very essence” of the issue, a charity boss has said.
A drop in the rate of children being adopted is partly caused by improvements in IVF, the head of the public body representing children in care said.
New mothers who become pregnant less than a year after giving birth could be putting themselves and their unborn child at increased risk, a study has suggested.
Smoking or being overweight during pregnancy causes ‘worrying changes’ to unborn babies, according to research from an Aberdeen university.
A health service has launched a new eight-week programme to support women during pregnancy.
A pregnant woman had to take a 60-mile taxi journey in order to give birth in Aberdeen.
Nicola Beaton knows just how funny His Majesty’s panto can be... because last year she laughed so much she went into labour.