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Are Unisom and vitamin B-6 safe during pregnancy?

Are Unisom and vitamin B-6 safe during pregnancy?

Many pregnant women take vitamin B-6 and Unisom to treat morning sickness. In the past, some people had concerns that this combination may harm the fetus. Morning sickness is very common during early pregnancy. Although people often refer to nausea and vomiting during pregnancy as “morning sickness,” it can actually happen at any time of […]

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Study Disputes Pregnancy Link to MS Relapses

Study Disputes Pregnancy Link to MS Relapses

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new study challenges the long-held belief that multiple sclerosis (MS) can flare up right after pregnancy in women with the relapsing-remitting form of the disease. In that type of MS, symptoms arise, then go into periods of remission. “These results are exciting, as MS […]

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Sperm Retrieved From Brain Dead West Point Cadet

Sperm Retrieved From Brain Dead West Point Cadet

Sperm was retrieved from a West Point cadet who had been declared brain dead after a skiing accident. The retrieval of sperm from 21-year-old Peter Zhu was granted by a judge at his parents’ request. The retrieval occurred Friday before his organs were removed for donation later that day at Westchester Medical Center, the Associated […]

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How to Stay Close as a Couple Now That Baby Is Here

How to Stay Close as a Couple Now That Baby Is Here

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s no doubt that a first baby changes the dynamic between spouses. Here are steps you can take to stay close. First, you need a creative plan to get some sleep. Beyond feeling tired, being sleep-deprived affects your mood and your […]

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Fungi in Breast Milk? These Kinds Are Good for Baby

Fungi in Breast Milk? These Kinds Are Good for Baby

Latest Pregnancy News MONDAY, March 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In yet another finding that points out the positives of breastfeeding, scientists report that beneficial fungi and yeasts reside in breast milk. Previous studies have found bacteria in breast milk, and certain fungi and bacteria are known to be important for infant health. The researchers […]

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oxytocin (Pitocin)

oxytocin (Pitocin)

What is oxytocin-injectable, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Oxytocin is a protein produced by the pituitary gland of mammals including man. Pitocin is a man-made version of oxytocin used for stimulating contraction of the uterus. Oxytocin works by increasing the concentration of calcium inside muscle cells that control contraction of the uterus. […]

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Flu Shots Don’t Cause Miscarriages: Study

Flu Shots Don’t Cause Miscarriages: Study

A flu shot cannot cause a pregnant woman to miscarry, researchers say. Latest Pregnancy News “This is a very definitive study for a recent, relevant time period of flu and should remove all doubts a woman might have about whether it is safe to be vaccinated during pregnancy,” said co-investigator Dr. Edward Belongia, director of […]