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CDC: Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Shot

There is no doubt that the flu vaccine lowers the risk of hospital admissions and death for pregnant women.

08/27/2014

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Father’s Diet Before Pregnancy May Influence Health of Child

New research suggests a father’s diet before conception may play an important role in the health of offspring.

12/18/2013

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Pregnancy And Medications

Doctors need to ask all women of childbearing age if they might be pregnant before prescribing medications. That’s because some are safe during pregnancy but others are not.

08/22/2012

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease, or infections in the vagina and cervix that spread to the ovaries and uterus, need rapid attention and embarrassment in front of your doctor cannot be a barrier to getting treated.

05/30/2012

SMOKING BAN

Scotland Study Reveals Impact Of Second-Hand Smoke On Pregnancy

Scotland banned smoking in public in 2006. Now, a new study links the smoking ban with significant decline in preterm delivery and small-for-dates infants – not only for mothers who smoke, but also mothers who don’t.

03/12/2012

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The Benefits Of Exercise During Pregnancy

Over the years we have learned that exercise is great during pregnancy for most women – especially if they continue exercising in a way similar to the way they always did prior to becoming pregnant.

02/28/2012

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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

Women who have high blood pressure in pregnancy are more likely to have problems later in life with their pressure.

10/27/2011

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