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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.

06/26/2014

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Study: Cell Phone Use Could Negatively Impact Male Fertility

Men looking to have a child might want to cut down on their cell phone use – or at least refrain from putting their phone in their pants pocket.

06/11/2014

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Local Physicians Advocating Some Pregnant Women To Receive Whooping Cough Vaccine

Physicians at Abington Memorial Hospital are advocating pregnant women between 27 and 33 weeks gestation receive a whooping cough vaccine.

05/31/2014

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Seek Treatment For Postpartum Depression

If, as a new mother, you are depressed or anxious to the point where it is affecting your ability to care for the baby or if you feel you may harm your baby, seek help immediately.

05/27/2014

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Complications Of Endometriosis

Having trouble getting pregnant may be the first sign of endometriosis, and we’re not sure of the exact cause, although pain medicines and hormones can help.

05/16/2014

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Study Finds Pregnant Women At Greater Risk For Auto Accidents

According to a study out of Canada, women who are pregnant are at greater risk of having automobile accidents.

05/12/2014

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Baby-Friendly Not So Friendly For Some Moms

Baby-friendly programs are meant to encourage new mothers to breastfeed – and there are many good reasons – but it’s not for everyone.

04/28/2014

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Father Has No Right To Witness Birth Of His Child

Can a pregnant woman ban the father of their soon-to-be-born child from the delivery room?

04/22/2014

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Is ‘Social Surrogacy’ On The Rise?

A piece published in the U.K.’s The Telegraph claims “social surrogacy” – or choosing to have another woman carry a baby that’s genetically yours to term based on personal reasons rather than medical necessity – is on the rise in the U.S.

04/17/2014

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Deadline Nears For Philadelphia Employers To Inform Female Workers About New Anti-Discrimination Law

Philadelphia employers have just a few days to inform workers about a new anti-discrimination law focused on women who are pregnant or new mothers.

04/15/2014

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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.

03/10/2014

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Health: Acetaminophen Warning For Pregnant Women

Acetaminophen is being linked to ADHD, according to a new study released today. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more about the growing number of problems associated with the popular over-the-counter pain reliever.

02/24/2014

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The Risk Of Rubbing A Pregnant Woman’s Belly

Is it illegal to rub a pregnant woman’s belly?

12/20/2013

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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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New Bill Offers Pregnant Women A Bit Of A Break While On The Job

Approved at Council’s last meeting of 2013 was a measure authored by Councilman Bill Greenlee that requires local employers to give pregnant workers reasonable accommodations.

12/15/2013

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