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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

Philadelphia employers have just a few days to inform workers about a new anti-discrimination law focused on pregnant women or new mothers.  (credit: Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations)

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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European Version Of ‘Plan B’ Ineffective For Women Over 176 Pounds

A European version of the “morning-after pill” that is identical in formula to Plan B One-Step in the U.S. will update its packaging to show that it is not effective in women over 176 pounds.

11/26/2013

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Health: New Definition For When It’s Best For Baby To Be Born

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the new meaning for term delivery.

10/22/2013

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Treating Morning Sickness

It is estimated that 75% of women experience morning sickness at some time during their pregnancy. So, what are the best options for treatment?

10/22/2013

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Health Risks While Travelling

Traveling can be fun but it is not without risk, especially for those with diabetes, the elderly or others who may have an underlying health concern.

10/15/2013

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Study: Common Chemical Tied To Miscarriage Risk

New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

10/14/2013

PHILADELPHIA - FEBRUARY 1:  Buffalo wings await contestants during Wing Bowl 16 at the Wachovia Center February 1, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over 20,000 people came to watch Joey Chestnut win Wing Bowl 16 by eating 241 buffalo wings. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

PETA: Eating Chicken Wings During Pregnancy Could Affect Baby’s Penis Size

Eating chicken parts – or, more specifically, chicken wings – could shrink your baby’s man parts. At least, that’s what PETA is alleging in advance of the National Buffalo Wing Festival.

08/30/2013

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FDA ‘I Pledge’ Program

Accutane can cause severe birth defects in babies of women who take it while pregnant. That is why the FDA “I Pledge” program has been established.

07/16/2013

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