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Herbals in Pregnancy May Endanger Mom, Baby

Herbals in Pregnancy May Endanger Mom, Baby

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — During pregnancy, even harmless-sounding “natural” supplements should be avoided, a new research review suggests. The review of 74 published studies found that a handful linked certain herbal products to increased risks of pregnancy complications — including preterm birth and cesarean delivery. […]

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Gender Pay Gap Significant Among Infertility Doctors

Gender Pay Gap Significant Among Infertility Doctors

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In the medical world of baby-making, males rule. A new study finds that female obstetrician-gynecologists who specialize in reproductive endocrinology and infertility get paid far less than their male colleagues. Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus note that far more women than […]

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Is That Medication Safe When Breastfeeding?

Is That Medication Safe When Breastfeeding?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Far too little is known about the safety of medication use during breastfeeding — and it’s time to get some answers, experts say. It’s a critical gap, given that breastfeeding is the best source of nutrition for babies — and moms […]

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Pot During Pregnancy May Raise Child’s Psychosis Risk

Pot During Pregnancy May Raise Child’s Psychosis Risk

Latest Pregnancy News MONDAY, April 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Children born to mothers who used marijuana during pregnancy may be at increased risk for psychosis, according to a new study. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis analyzed data from an ongoing nationwide study of child health and brain development. The analysis included nearly […]

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New Link Between Mom-to-Be’s Diet, Child’s ADHD

New Link Between Mom-to-Be’s Diet, Child’s ADHD

Latest Pregnancy News FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Eating for two takes on added significance with a new study suggesting that a mother’s diet during pregnancy could affect her child’s risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Spanish researchers found a link between levels of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in umbilical cord […]