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Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Might Raise Children’s Odds of ADHD, Autism

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Might Raise Children’s Odds of ADHD, Autism

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Two-thirds of American women take acetaminophen for the aches and pains of pregnancy, but the medication might not be as benign as thought. New research shows that women who took acetaminophen, best known as Tylenol, at the end of their pregnancies […]

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No Marijuana During Pregnancy; Not Enough CBD Info: Surgeon General

No Marijuana During Pregnancy; Not Enough CBD Info: Surgeon General

By Adam Townsend on 10/21/2019 2:41 PM Latest Pregnancy News Source: MedicineNet Health News Marijuana and its various distillates like cannabidiol (CBD) are increasingly popular among pregnant women dealing with morning sickness, but the U.S. Surgeon General has issued a strong warning against this practice. “Marijuana use during pregnancy can affect the developing fetus,” according […]

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Stress in Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Sex, Preterm Delivery Risk: Study

Stress in Pregnancy May Affect Baby’s Sex, Preterm Delivery Risk: Study

Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Physical and mental stress during pregnancy may influence the baby’s sex, and physical stress may increase the risk of preterm birth, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed 187 healthy pregnant women between 18 and 45 years of age. About 17% were mentally stressed, with high […]

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When Baby Makes Four

When Baby Makes Four

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When people in non-monogamous relationships decide to have a baby, they may find that hospitals are not ready to handle their childbirth needs, a new study suggests. The study is among the first to look into the health care experiences of […]

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Health Tip: Pregnancy and Amusement Park Rides

Health Tip: Pregnancy and Amusement Park Rides

(HealthDay News) — Pregnant women should not ride roller coasters or other jarring rides at the amusement park, says the American Pregnancy Association. Latest Pregnancy News The rapid starts and stops and jerky motions that characterize these rides can lead to premature separation of the placenta, the group says. Premature separation has occurred among many […]

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Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Men who use marijuana at least once a week are twice as likely to see their partner’s pregnancy end in miscarriage, compared to those who use no pot, new research suggests. Miscarriages related to frequent male pot use tended to occur […]

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Ovulation Date Calculator

Ovulation Date Calculator

How to use this ovulation calendar (calculator) tool Pick a date on the calendar that matches the day you started your last period The calendar will display your estimated ovulation date, marking it in red. The days leading up to your ovulation date will appear marked in purple; those are the days you are likely […]