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What to know about pelvic floor dysfunction

What to know about pelvic floor dysfunction

The muscles, ligaments, and tissues of the pelvic floor support the bladder, rectum, and sexual organs. When the supportive structures weaken or become especially tight, doctors describe it as pelvic floor dysfunction. It is a common health issue. When a person has pelvic floor dysfunction, the organs in the pelvis may drop. They often press […]

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Trauma of Miscarriage May Trigger PTSD

Trauma of Miscarriage May Trigger PTSD

Latest Pregnancy News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) isn’t confined to soldiers on the battlefield; it can happen to anyone after a traumatic event — including pregnancy loss. After a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, 1 in 6 women can have PTSD nearly a year later, […]

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Chest pains during pregnancy: What to know

Chest pains during pregnancy: What to know

Pregnancy can cause discomfort and pain in many parts of the body. When these sensations occur in the chest, the cause is often pressure from the growing fetus, acid reflux, or other relatively harmless issues. In rare cases, this chest pain can result from cardiovascular issues or complications of pregnancy. Keep reading for more information […]

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Chinese Scientist Who Made Gene-Edited Babies Claim Sentenced to Prison Time

Chinese Scientist Who Made Gene-Edited Babies Claim Sentenced to Prison Time

Latest Pregnancy News The Chinese scientist who had claimed he had created the first genetically edited babies in the world was sentenced to three years in prison for his research, the Chinese government said Monday. Convicted of practicing medicine without a license, He Jiankui was also fined $430,000, the Associated Press reported. Two other researchers […]

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C-Section (Cesarean Birth)

C-Section (Cesarean Birth)

The Truth About C-Sections Pregnant and thinking about having a C-section? Ellen Spencer, 40, of Hanson, Mass., is recovering from a cesarean section. With a 1-month old to take care of, and her older toddler underfoot, bouncing back from major surgery isn’t easy. “I knew I was going to have a C-section,” Spencer tells WebMD. […]