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Pregnant Women Should Avoid Tuna Entirely, Says Consumer Reports

Probably not so great even if you're not pregnant... Mercury in the upper layers of the ocean has more than tripled since industrial revolution, mostly thanks to the burning of fossil fuels like co…

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9 Healthy Reasons to Love Asparagus

If you caught me pausing in front of the asparagus bin, you might wonder what the big deal is. The hopeful but torn expression on my face would be more suitable for one picking out a engagement ring f…

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Is It Safe to Have a Vegan Pregnancy?

My husband and I are having a baby, and we are both over the moon about it! Ever since we started trying to get pregnant, I'd been steeling myself for the questions and concerns from my doctors about …

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Pregnancy Foods: Diet Don’ts

Love tuna tartare? You'll have to give it up for your fetus's sake. What other foods are no-no's? Watch this to learn!…

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5 Pregnancy Food Rules by Dr. Sears (Video)

The famous pediatrician and best-selling author Dr. Bob Sears shares his 5 most important things that every pregnant women should know about food in this new Parent Earth video. He addresses questions…

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Separate but Equally Delicious? Are Special Pregnancy Menus Necessary?

The stories are nearly as common as pregnancy itself. Ask any mother of a certain age (over 60) about what they craved and what they, in turn, ate when they were pregnant, and half the time you will g…

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Postpartum Depression: Symptom or Disease?

Is postpartum depression a symptom or disease? This is a question that does not have a black and white answer, and it is a question that is as important for the society in which we live as it is f…

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