pregnancy

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Study: Pregnant Women With PTSD More Likely To Give Birth Prematurely

Pregnant women with post-traumatic stress disorder are more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study finds.

11/10/2014

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Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees

Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.

10/15/2014

Prechildbirth lessons A group of pregnant women carries out physical exercises in a prechildbirth lesson (Photo by Pepe Franco/Cover/Getty Images)

Study: Pregnant Women Who Exercise May Have Less Chubby Babies

According to a new study, mothers who exercise late in their pregnancy may give birth to babies with a little less body fat.

07/10/2014

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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/27/2014

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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/26/2014

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Study: Pregnancy Could Be Contagious

Laughing is contagious, and so is yawning, but it looks like pregnancy could be added to that list too.

05/31/2014

Atlanta police say a 14-year-old boy showed up to Therrell High School with blood on his clothes. Investigators found the body of his 76-year-old grandmother at his home. (Getty Images)

11-Year-Old Girl’s Pregnancy Leads To Teen Being Charged With Statutory Rape

Sheriff’s officials in south Georiga say an investigation into an 11-year-old girl’s pregnancy has led to criminal charges for a teenage boy.

05/30/2014

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Study: Middle-Class Women More Likely To Drink During Pregnancy

The findings of a recent study suggest that middle-class mothers-to-be are more likely to imbibe alcohol while pregnant than women from any other economic tier.

03/11/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

Researchers say women who have been exposed to second-hand smoke for over a decade have higher risks for miscarriages and stillbirths. (Getty Images)

Study: Second-Hand Smoke Linked Increased Risk For Miscarriages And Stillbirths

Research suggests women exposed to second-hand smoke for over 10 years are at higher risk for miscarriages and stillbirths.

02/28/2014

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