START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: Pregnancy

New Study Links Pesticide Exposure to Autism

Scientists at the University of California (UC), Davis and UC Los Angeles published findings that further strengthen the link between pesticide exposure and autism.  According to the researchers, this…

113 comments

Can We Reduce Unplanned Pregnancies?

Can the U.S. bring the proportion of unplanned pregnancies down to 44% by the year 2020? Maybe the goal sounds modest, but unplanned pregnancy is a tough nut to crack. Recent research from the Guttmac…

78 comments

Pregnant? Trying To Get Pregnant? Get A Blood Lead Test!

Oh the many steps to take to safeguard your growing baby while pregnant! While most of us consider factors like eating well and getting enough sleep, far too often critical environmental factors are o…

33 comments

Why Natural Birth Control Isn’t My Choice

I like to think that my lifestyle is very natural and healthy. I’ve detoxified the cosmetics and cleaning products I use, and continue to scope out other areas where I can improve. But there’s one are…

68 comments

Exercising While Pregnant Could Boost Your Baby’s Brain

It's no newsflash that staying active and healthy while pregnant is the best thing for both mama and baby. But did you know that exercising while pregnant might actually boost your baby's brain? Th…

43 comments

Babies Can Recall Music They Heard in the Womb

Played The Beach Boys all through your pregnancy? Try turning it on for your newborn when he's feeling fussy. It's long been thought that playing music for your unborn baby is a great way for mothe…

100 comments

Sex on the First Date?

So you’re going through your first date rituals. Paying special attention to where you shave. Going for the sexy bra, not the functional bra. Picking out clothes that make you feel good and look hot, …

86 comments

Dealing With the Pressure to Have Kids

We love babies. We’ll snuggle them; make them smile; wipe drool; sniff their yummy, sweet baby scent; bounce them in our arms for hours when nothing else will calm them; buy them funny hats; change…

87 comments

Autism, Air Pollution, And My Son

I am a mom concerned about autism, and I am a clean air activist. And I think the two things are connected. On March 1st of this year, a new research study connecting autism and air pollution was p…

41 comments

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Getting Pregnant (Or Avoiding It)

Pregnancy is what happens when a guy’s sperm meets up with a woman’s egg and the fertilized egg sticks to the lining of the woman's uterus. So any type of sex where semen gets inside the vagina could…

72 comments

meet our writers

Laura B.

Laura is a Care2 Causes Senior Editor. She graduated from Pitzer College with Honors in English and World Literature and a minor in Music. She’s... more

people are talking

:-) This is the only relevant comment. :-)

humane society rescue.....

Good idea, if we ever get to see it. Did anyone take notice of the pic with this article? Veget…

good article think we all smile when there`s something to smile about or when you walk into somebody…

thank you for sharing