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How Republicans Will Try to Block New Tests for Fetal Disorders
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, tests, genetics, Republicans, women )

- 1299 days ago -
This week brought news of a vitally important medical development for millions of future parents. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that a new fetal DNA test is far more accurate and much less risky than current methods...
Pregnant, and Forced to Stay on Life Support
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, disease, death, forced life support, pregnancy, right to die )

- 1355 days ago -
Mrs. Munoz was 14 weeks pregnant, the doctor said, and Texas is one of more than two dozen states that prohibit, with varying degrees of strictness, medical officials from cutting off life support to a pregnant patient.
Shackled and Pregnant: Wis. Case Challenges 'Fetal Protection' Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, fetal protection )

- 1430 days ago -
When Alicia Beltran was 12 weeks pregnant, she took herself to a health clinic about a mile from her home in Jackson, Wis., for a prenatal checkup. But what started as a routine visit ended with Beltran eventually handcuffed and shackled in government...
Protect the Rights of Pregnant Working Women - ForceChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women, Pregnancy, Safety, Pregnant Worker Fairness Act )

- 1538 days ago -
Currently there are no federal standards protecting pregnant working women. The Pregnant Worker Fairness Act has been sitting in the House Committee since May 2013 and still has not been passed. This bill would protect women on a federal level.
How Much Alcohol Is Safe for Expectant Mothers?
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, babies, pregnancy, alcohol, research, risks, safety, study, warning, society, health, prevention )

- 1722 days ago -
Nobody questions the notion that heavy drinking during pregnancy is harmful. It can cause facial abnormalities, central nervous system problems and stunted growth. But evidence regarding the effects of light or occasional drinking is mixed.
Deformed Limbs One of Several Birth Defects Linked to Smoking in Pregnancy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Birth Defects, Pregnancy, Smoking, Health, Research )

- 2266 days ago -
Missing or deformed limbs, clubfoot, facial disorders and gastrointestinal problems are some of the most common birth defects found to be associated with smoking during pregnancy,
Our Minty, Pink and Deadly Campaign Is Going Strong!
Health & Wellness  (tags: minty pink and deadly campaign, girls, female, marketing, disease, death, cancer, cigarettes, feminine, pink, mint, health risk, pregnancy, babies )

- 2303 days ago -
An Open Letter to Tobacco Company CEOs From 50,000 Concerned Americans We have a simple message for you: Stop marketing your cigarettes to girls!
Weird Pregnancy Facts No One Tells You About
Health & Wellness  (tags: Facts, Green Home And Living, Health and Wellness, Healthy Life, Pregnancy, Weird, Weird Pregnancy Facts )

- 2386 days ago -
Whether you're a woman who hasn't yet been pregnant or a man who wants to better understand what an expectant mother really goes through, these 10 things that occur while a woman is pregnant are all strange and often disturbing.
Fetal Surgery Better for Kids With Spine Defect
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fetal surgery, spine defect, health, pregnancy )

- 2418 days ago -
Pregnant women were afraid to have it. Doctors were afraid to do it. Hospitals stopped performing the surgery because the government wanted evidence it was safe and worth doing.Now, a landmark study shows that an operation to fix a hole in the spine while
Contraceptive Implant Alert: Hundreds of Women Fall Pregnant After Birth Control Fails
Health & Wellness  (tags: Contraceptive, women, health, pregnancy, conceiving )

- 2454 days ago -
Hundreds of women have become pregnant after a long-term contraceptive implant failed, it emerged last night.Even more have complained that they were left injured or scarred by the rod inserted into their arm, which was supposed to protect them against...
How Egg Yolk and Soya Bean Oil Finally Got Me Pregnant!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Egg yolk and soya bean, Health, Pregnancy, Research )

- 2469 days ago -
Whether it was the ­acupuncture, the ­hypnotherapy, the steroids, the vitamins, the blood thinner or a curious white bag of egg yolk and soya bean oil that was fed intravenously into my arm, I don't know.
Top 3 Pregnancy Symptoms
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, health, healthcare, pregnancy, symptoms )

- 2470 days ago -
Have you noticed that you have been particularly emotional lately? Maybe you found yourself crying over a TV commercial because?
Painkillers 'Risky in Pregnancy'
Health & Wellness  (tags: painkiller, paracetamol, pregnancy, health, risk, baby )

- 2511 days ago -
Prolonged use of paracetamol and other painkillers during pregnancy may pose a health risk to baby boys, warn experts.
The Foetus Who Broke Into a Big Smile... Aged Only 17 Weeks
Health & Wellness  (tags: Foetus, smile, 17 weeks, life, pregnancy, health )

- 2540 days ago -
The scan implies that a baby can experience feelings such as happiness and pain much earlier in its development than previously thought.
Light Drinking Said OK for Pregnant Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, babies, children, diet, drugs, alcohol, pregnancy, health )

- 2544 days ago -
Drinking a little alcohol during pregnancy is just fine for most women, found a new study.In fact, pregnant moms who are able to kick back and relax a little may even give their children a developmental leg up, at least for the first five years of life.

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