What Is Hyperemesis Gravidarum?

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What Is Hyperemesis Gravidarum?

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What Being Rh Negative Means for Your Pregnancy

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What Being Rh Negative Means for Your Pregnancy

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Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms and Treatment Options

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Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms and Treatment Options

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How to Make the Most of Bed Rest During Pregnancy

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You can do more than you think when you’re “stuck” in bed.

If you have complications during pregnancy and your doctor prescribesbed rest, you may wonder what you’re going to do when you’ll be stuck in bed for so long. Here are some ideas to help the days go by without going stir-crazy.

Make a Plan
Now that you have all this time to plan, start making lists of everything you want or need to get when you’re out of bed. Do you still need clothes, diapers and wipes? What about furniture? Do you have a criband mattress, car seat and stroller? Do you still need to decorate the nursery? Maybe you’re running low on pantry staples or even toiletries. By writing everything down, you can delegate parts of your lists...

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Study: Autism May Be Related to Birth Stress

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Study: Autism May Be Related to Birth Stress

Scientists focus on diuretic to restore neuron function in autistic rodents

With autism rates soaring over the past 20 years, researchers are constantly looking for prevention or treatment methods. One scientist, Yehezkel Ben-Ari of the Mediterranean Institute of Neurobiology in Marseille, France believes autistic children may have suffered stress at birth. As a mother of three autistic children, this peaked my interest, especially since two of them suffered birth trauma.

While Ben-Ari has done some studies on autistic children, most of his research has been limited to mice and rats. Even so, there are noted parallels that seem to make the study applicable to humans in many ways...

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Keep Cool During Your Summer Pregnancy

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Soothe Your Heartburn during Pregnancy

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Soothe Your Heartburn during Pregnancy

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Weird Pregnancy Symptoms

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Weird Pregnancy Symptoms

Wacky, embarrassing and truly gross pregnancy side effects that your doctor may forget to mention.

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Sure, some moms-to-be exude a certain pregnant loveliness—until they fart in an elevator or snore like a foghorn in the night. The fact is, a lot of nasty stuff happens with your body when you’re pregnant — weird symptoms your friends may be embarrassed to tell you about or your doctor may gloss over because they’re not big health concerns, says Trish Booth, author of Pregnancy Q&A: Authoritative and Reassuring Answers to the Questions on Your Mind.

“Pregnant women have questions about what’s happening, yet they’re just told, ‘Oh, that’s normal...

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