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Fracking May Contribute To Anxiety And Depression During Pregnancy

A new study led by a researcher at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health identifies a link between proximity to hydraulic fracking activities and mental health issues during pregnancy. Results appear in the journal Environmental Research. The researchers looked at 7,715 mothers without anxiety or depression at the time of conception, who delivered at […]

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Taking acetaminophen during pregnancy delays speech development in baby girls

A new study found that taking the painkiller acetaminophen during pregnancy slows down the speech development of baby girls by up to six times. Acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, is the active ingredient in hundreds of over-the-counter and prescription medicines for pain relief and fever. To study the effect of the pain reliever on the offspring of its pregnant […]

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US The Worst Place In The World To Give Birth, USA Today Investigation

By Andrea Germanos  Listen to Article A new USA Today investigation offers a searing indictment of maternal care in the United States, and says the country “is the most dangerous place in the developed world to give birth.” “Deadly Deliveries,” the result of a four-year investigation, references federal data showing that more than 50,000 women are “severely injured” and roughly […]

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Pregnant women who take antidepressants increase risk of psychiatric disorders for their kids

Mothers-to-be who are mulling over the decision about whether to take antidepressants while pregnant might want to take note of a recent study out of Aarhus University that reveals that doing so raises a child’s risk of having a psychiatric disorder later in life. In the study, which looked at nearly a million Danish children […]

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Study Finds Obscure Form Of Herpes In Many Infertile Women

A new Italian study has shown promise to reveal why some women with unexplained fertility issues are unable to conceive. It was discovered that 43 percent of these women had copies of the HHV-6A virus, compared to no women who have had a successful pregnancy in the past. Not much is known about the HHV-6A virus, […]

Zika PAYDAY! Obama wants to funnel $1.8 billion for vaccine research and more

Zika PAYDAY! Obama wants to funnel $1.8 billion for vaccine research and more

Until 2016, Zika wasn’t taken very seriously by American authorities. The relaxed attitude suggested that it was just another mundane disease in third-world countries. This much was clear from the CDC’s attitude and lack of recommendations regarding the virus. Soon enough, however, a concerning percentage of pregnant women that contracted the virus gave birth to […]

Is the Zika virus 'epidemic' being used to cover up vaccine-induced miscarriages and birth defects?

Is the Zika virus ‘epidemic’ being used to cover up vaccine-induced miscarriages and birth defects?

Although wonderful for many women, pregnancy comes with a great responsibility. Especially in an age when scientific research is often manipulated for the sake of profit, a mother-to-be is faced with a set of very difficult choices in order to keep herself and her baby healthy. One of these choices involves the controversial vaccinations that […]

Antidepressants in pregnancy tied to autism

Antidepressants in pregnancy tied to autism

Women who take antidepressants during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with autism, a Canadian study suggests. The overall risk is low— less than 1 percent of the nearly 150,000 babies in the study were diagnosed with autism by age six or seven. But children of women who took antidepressants during the second […]

21-year-old woman suffers fatal blood clot one month after starting on birth control pills

21-year-old woman suffers fatal blood clot one month after starting on birth control pills

While newer, “third generation” types of the Pill are said to come without the frustrations of weight gain and headaches that typically come with taking older types of oral contraceptives, it has an extremely serious drawback: the potential to cause clots and lead to death. That’s exactly what the mother of 21-year-old Fallan Kurek says […]