Monday, December 22, 2014

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Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients
Study finds mothers who are distracted by devices at mealtimes connect less well with kids
Thirty-six years after opening, the Birth Center in Bryn Mawr is booming and just celebrated a milestone - its 10,000th baby.
Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A psychiatrist says pregnancy likely triggered a mental-illness episode for a South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the ocean off Daytona Beach earlier this year.
Ultrasound imaging, heartbeat monitoring should be left to medical professionals, agency says
Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play
Early in her pregnancy with her first baby, the 31-year-old nurse felt nauseated and began having pain in her lower right abdomen. Her obstetrician explained that during the first trimester, it is quite common to feel sick to your stomach and, in all likelihood, the sharp twinges came from ligaments stretching to accommodate the growing fetus.
Less than one quarter of one percent of abortion procedures result in major complications, a very low rate that is comparable to minor outpatient procedures in the U.S., according to a study of more than 50,000 women.
Deborah Hirsch, president of Philly Dance Fitness, is a certified fitness instructor and pregnant with her second child. To those of you who are curious and pregnant women alike, here’s her quick guide to what preggos can and can’t do when it comes to fitness.
Treating parent's mental health issues is critical, experts say
Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients
Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients
Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6
But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection
Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection
Researchers found the positive effect lingered into adulthood
Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small
Here are possible health consequences
Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy
Yet poll says two-thirds think older teens should be able to take charge
Though health officials couldn't confirm source of infection, they warn of dangers of practice
Separation anxiety is a frequent cause
Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years