Commuting While Pregnant: A Long Ride Could Be a Risky One
Traveling 50 or more miles to and from work may negatively affect unborn babies, a new study suggests.
9 hours ago - NY Times - 8 articles
The Motherisk helpline saved me when I was pregnant-I can't believe it's gone
My heart sank yesterday when I heard the news that the Motherisk program had been shut down, effective immediately. During two very difficult pregnancies, I relied heavily on...
1 day ago - Today's Parent
New study demonstrates that intestinal bacteria grow in pregnant women
Researchers found that progesterone regulates the microbial composition during pregnancy in a way that may facilitate appropriate transmission of beneficial species to the newborn.
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
What My High-Risk Pregnancy Made Me Realize About Health Care In The U.S
I am not one to get political. I don't claim to be an expert on any political topics. All I know is my story - the one my family and I lived. It has been about two years since...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy
Pregnant women exposed to air pollution may have children born with smaller heads, review reveals
Scientists at University of Aberdeen looked at studies that covered Europe, Australia and the US. Nitrogen dioxide affects the growth of the unborn baby in the last few weeks...
1 day ago - Daily Mail
What To Expect From Your Pregnant Vagina
When you're pregnant your body goes through a lot of changes. Your boobs get big, your hair gets long and your vagina... well, it can get swollen. Madge the Vag sits down with...
2 days ago - Scary Mommy
Altered materno-fetal transfer of 13C-polyunsaturated fatty acids in obese pregnant women
Maternal obesity at conception is considered a major predictor of offspring obesity. This could by driven at least in part by an altered placental fat transfer. However, the...
2 days ago - Clinical Nutrition - 2 articles
Writer, 30, 'looked pregnant' before surgeons removed a WATERMELON-sized tumour
Layla Cummins, of Bristol, visited her GP in January after feeling more bloated than normal. An ultrasound revealed a cyst on her ovary which was discovered to be 40cm in...
2 days ago - Daily Mail
I Had An Ectopic Pregnancy - But I Didn't Even Know I Was Pregnant
Confusion. Shock. Grief. Sadness. Heartache. Fear. A whole bunch of feelings that were neither expected nor invited to show up on an ordinary Wednesday morning. It was the week...
3 days ago - Scary Mommy
Giving all pregnant women an extra ultrasound at 36 weeks could prevent C-sections
Around one in 25 woman have breech babies, and less than a tenth of these turn themselves around naturally. The new study was conducted by experts at Cambridge University.
3 days ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
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Elmo Taught Cersei And Tyrion A Little Something About Respect
Cersei and Tyrion got a very important lesson about getting along and respect courtesy of Sesame Street What's the one thing that could maybe, possibly broker peace between...
1,000 unvaccinated Brooklyn children received the MMR shot this week
Last week, 3,300 children in Williamsburg had not been vaccinated. Since the state of emergency was declared, 1,000 have got the shot.
Spinach: An easy and delicious way to reduce your risk of heart disease
Just about everyone is familiar with Popeye, the sailor who packs a spinach-powered punch. It's also a trick that parents have used for decades to convince their children to...
This Mom's Reaction To Her Kids Shaving Their Heads Is Peak Parenting
A little boy gave his siblings some very special haircuts and their mom's reaction is gold Kids get into things - fast. I don't care how much you think you're watching over...
Babies could be given an 'obesity risk score' at BIRTH, study suggests
Scientists at the Broad Institute and Harvard University created a $50 genetic test that can give babies an obesity risk score from the time they are born, predicting weight...
New Gene Therapy Cures Babies With Bubble Boy Disease
Infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency have fully functioning immune systems following treatment with gene therapy developed and produced at St. Jude Children's...
One in Five Children Have Mental Health Problems: Study
One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental health problems, reveals a new study.