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kali9/Getty Images (BALTIMORE) — Baltimore police are searching for the gunmen who killed a pregnant woman, leaving her newborn in the hospital in critical condition. Officers found a man and a 38-year-old pregnant woman shot inside a car at about 8:13 p.m. Thursday, Baltimore police said. Both victims were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital where […]

BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the war in Ukraine rolls into its second month, pregnant women fleeing the violence face innumerable challenges given their unique health status. Pregnant refugees and their unborn children are uniquely vulnerable to higher rates of death, disease and mental health challenges that can persist after birth. […]

Oscar Wong/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A new study has added to the body of research showing the risks pregnant people face due to COVID-19, especially among those who are not vaccinated. The study, published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, found pregnant people with COVID-19 had more than double the risk of negative outcomes compared […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A pregnant woman and her unborn child who were evacuated from a bombed children’s hospital and maternity ward in Mariupol, Ukraine, has died, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She was captured in a photo taken by an Associated Press photographer after a Russian airstrike destroyed the hospital. […]

WPVI (PHILADELPHIA) — A pregnant woman unloading gifts from her own baby shower was fatally shot outside a Philadelphia home Saturday night in what police said they suspect was a “cowardly” targeted shooting. The slaying of the 32-year-old woman, who was seven months pregnant, comes as Philadelphia broaches a record year for homicides. The name […]