Many hospitals are not allowing partners to attend the birth of their child.
Several hundred women dressed in bunad (Norwegian traditional clothes) took to the streets in Oslo to protest against the closure of several small birthing centres around the country.
A woman in Lithuania gave birth to a baby girl with more alcohol in her system than it would take to seriously threaten the health of an adult
The rates of caesarean section births almost doubled between 2000 and 2015 – from 12 to 21 percent worldwide - new research has found.
Dozens of Spanish families who have had children via surrogate mothers in Ukraine are being blocked from returning home, with the Spanish government citing issues of medical malpractice and human trafficking in the industry.
Jacinda Ardern in only the second elected leader in recent times to give birth while in office
Here is a guide to which players were born in countries other than the ones for which they play at the World Cup.
Belgrade Zoo welcomed two new babies this week - an American bison calf and a fawn
Tia Freeman used shoe laces and a pocket knife to cut the umbelical cord after giving birth in her hotel room bath.