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Get a Good Night’s Sleep During Pregnancy

  Get a Good Night’s Sleep During Pregnancy Pregnancy is a magical time in many ways, but your sleep schedule during these nine months might be less than dreamy. The growing belly, the aches, the pains, the heartburn — many …

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Promoting Healthy Brain Development in Infants

  Promoting Healthy Brain Development in Infants Ways to Support Development Before, During and After Pregnancy Parents want the best for their kids, and raising a smart baby is one of the hottest topics discussed on television, and in books, …

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Should I stop taking Prozac if I’m pregnant?

Deciding whether or not to continue on medication in pregnancy is always a balancing act. Image: shutterstock Click for a full size image   Should I stop taking Prozac if I’m pregnant? Women, and perhaps their doctors, may be concerned …

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64-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth

Click for a full size image Click for a full size image Click for a full size image   64-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth A 64-year-old woman from Changchun, capital of north China’s Jilin Province, delivered a boy weighing 3.5 kg …

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Study shows how Group B strep foils defenses in pregnancy

Electron micrograph of Group B strep bacteria (grape-shaped structures) attacking a neutrophil. Rajagopal Lab, Seattle Children’s Research Institute Click for a full size image   Study shows how Group B strep foils defenses in pregnancy By Brian Donohue Common bacteria …

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Study details how Zika damages fetal brain

An artist’s conception of a Zika virus, cutaway to reveal its interior structures. Thinkstock Click for a full size image Study details how Zika damages fetal brain Findings could lead to new ways to test therapies to protect babies By …

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A range of options exists for treating infertility

Image: Thinkstock/vchal A range of options exists for treating infertility A medicine used in breast cancer treatment is now considered the best option for treating the most common cause of infertility. Letrozole has been found to increase ovulation in women …

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To test for pregnancy-related bias, swap the baby

(iStock) To test for pregnancy-related bias, ‘swap the baby’ Recently a San Francisco-based entrepreneur sparked a flurry of online comments when he wrote about his co-founder’s experiences “fundraising while pregnant,” among venture capitalists, who are overwhelmingly male. As they weighed …

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Paracetamol In Pregnancy Bad For Unborn Baby Boys

Paracetamol In Pregnancy Bad For Unborn Baby Boys In a fresh insight into reported links between paracetamol use during pregnancy and reproductive health problems, a new study shows that its prolonged use may reduce testosterone production in unborn baby boys. …

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