Pregnancy & Birth

Everything you need to know about how to care for yourself and your baby during pregnancy and childbirth

New guidelines: When should a vacuum extraction birth be performed?

Vacuum extraction birth carries risks for mother and fetus. Now, new instructions stipulate how such emergency births should be managed.

Welfare Ministry prepares for return of sexually abused kidnapped women

Addressing cases of pregnant, kidnapped women, the ministry is considering bypassing abortion committees to expedite decisions, offering psychological and financial support


The birth of new babies is the best answer to the horrors, midwives say

Two Israeli midwives share their experiences during the ongoing war, emphasizing their commitment to bringing new life to the world amid adversity.

Sheba administered anti-rabies vaccine to women after birth by mistake

A similar incident was recently reported at the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. Everyone involved is doing well and closely monitored.


Israel at war - For pregnant women, the security crisis brings additional challenges

A study in Israel revealed the detrimental effects of stress and anxiety on pregnant women.


Brain is ‘rewired’ during pregnancy to prepare for motherhood - study

The researchers found that female mice showed increased parental behavior during late pregnancy and that exposure to pups wasn’t necessary for this change in behavior.

Woman faces open-heart surgery from wrongly implanted contraceptive

A CT scan revealed that the tiny plastic contraceptive had lodged itself in her pulmonary artery.

What postpartum depression medications can you take while breastfeeding?

Discover safe medications for breastfeeding women dealing with postpartum depression. Don't let fear hold you back from seeking help.


63-year-old and 26-year-old start a parenthood journey

A couple with a 37-year age gap aims to have a baby while dealing with online criticism.

Israeli algorithm could help improve chances of IVF success

This Israeli-made AI algorithm can help improve the chance of pregnancy in IVF by automatically analyzing embryos.

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