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The association between ambient air pollution and birth defects in five major ethnic groups in Liuzhou, China

1 day ago   |   BMC

Studies suggest that exposure to ambient air pollution during pregnancy may be associated with increased risks of birth defects , but conclusions have been inconsistent. This...
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My Water Broke In Front Of A Class Full Of 16-Year-Olds

My Water Broke In Front Of A Class Full Of 16-Year-Olds

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

There was this one time, when I was eight months pregnant , that my water broke in a classroom full of 25 high school juniors on the second day of school. Mortifying...
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Birth Is Not ‘Natural' And Pregnancy Is Not Just For ‘Goddesses'

Birth Is Not ‘Natural' And Pregnancy Is Not Just For ‘Goddesses'

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

Language is one of our most powerful weapons. Words can hurt, start wars, and tear apart relationships. Word can also heal, soothe, and tear down emotional walls. A short...
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I'm Pregnant - And I'm Craving More Than Just Food

I'm Pregnant - And I'm Craving More Than Just Food

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

Weird food combos or cravings are not at all uncommon during pregnancy. If you've yet to experience any for yourself, you've at least heard of or know someone who has. Ice...
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Data support avoiding pregnancy for 1 year after bariatric surgery

Data support avoiding pregnancy for 1 year after bariatric surgery

2 days ago   |   Healio

Women who become pregnant in the year after bariatric surgery are more likely to experience higher rates of preterm birth and low birth weight compared with similar women who...
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Maternal obesity and baseline vitamin D insufficiency alter the response to vitamin D supplementation: a double-blind, randomized trial in pregnant women

2 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundThe achievement of target 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in pregnancy may be altered by maternal obesity.ObjectiveThe authors examined the effects of...
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If Your Libido Is All Over The Place During Pregnancy, You're Not Alone

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

I could have fallen asleep at any given moment in the first trimester of all my pregnancies. That meant, even with my first one, when I didn't have any kids touching on me all...
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Breakthrough could lead to early detection of pregnancy complications

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have found a way to study uterine fluid in the lab, thereby avoiding invasive procedures during pregnancy, while at the same time developing a potential model for...
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Studies Suggest COVID Vaccines Have No Impact On Pregnancy Or Fertility

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   8 articles

Two new studies help emphasize that COVID vaccines are not dangerous during pregnancy As scientists continue testing the COVID-19 vaccines on groups of people initially...
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Why You're Having Trouble Getting Pregnant-and What to Do About It

Why You're Having Trouble Getting Pregnant-and What to Do About It

2 days ago   |   Better Nutrition

If you're having trouble getting pregnant, be sure you haven't overlooked important fertility nutrients and herbs, as well as toxic plastics.
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ADAPTABLE provides answers on aspirin dosing, conduct of pragmatic trials

ADAPTABLE provides answers on aspirin dosing, conduct of pragmatic trials

Among patients with atherosclerotic CVD, there was no difference in CV events or major bleeding according to aspirin dose, researchers reported at the American College of... Read more ...

Disney World No Longer Requires Guests To Wear Masks Outdoors

Disney World No Longer Requires Guests To Wear Masks Outdoors

Masks are still mandatory for all staff and visitors ‘upon entering and throughout all attractions, theaters, and transportation' When the CDC recently announced that fully... Read more ...

E-cigarette use associated with risk for wheezing, shortness of breath in...

E-cigarette use associated with risk for wheezing, shortness of breath in young users

E-cigarette use was associated with increased risk for wheezing and shortness of breath in adolescents and young adults, according to new data presented at the American... Read more ...

New report offers ‘most compelling' evidence yet of COVID-19 vaccines'...

New report offers ‘most compelling' evidence yet of COVID-19 vaccines' effectiveness

Messenger RNA vaccines by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna were 94% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 among health care workers after two doses and more than 80%... Read more ...

Risk Factors for Pediatric Opioid Dependence After Surgery

Risk Factors for Pediatric Opioid Dependence After Surgery

Key risk factors for persistent opioid use after surgery in pediatric patients have been discovered. Read more ...

The Sh*t They Don't Tell You About Your Baby Going 2

The Sh*t They Don't Tell You About Your Baby Going 2

“And have you started her on whole milk yet?” asked the pediatrician. “No, I had questions, and I was waiting for the green light from you. Do we just make the switch? Is it... Read more ...

Worried Parents Increase Childhood Obesity Risk

Worried Parents Increase Childhood Obesity Risk

Healthy weight development in children during infancy period is influenced by the social, mental health and socioeconomic support available to their parents for sound household. Read more ...