Latest stories: Women's Health

Studies: U.S. pregnancies typically 21/2 years apart

NEW YORK – For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 21/2 years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows. Experts say mothers should wait at least 18 months to give their body time to recover and increase the chances the next child is full-term and healthy. Read more