A new interactive online atlas, which illustrates when, where and possibly how fertility rates began to fall in England and Wales during the Victorian era has been made freely available from today.
John Perry and Ken Ong (MRC Epidemiology Unit) discuss how sexual milestones are influenced by our genes and how this can impact on broader health risks.
The placenta is the interface between the mother and her baby, which means it is not only key to a successful pregnancy, it determines the future health of every one of us.
A study has shown that over the last 20 years there has been a sharp decline in infant deaths during delivery for pregnancies which went to term. The paper was published in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) last week.