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Anna Almendrala

This Is The Deadliest Industrialized Country For Pregnant Moms

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.19.2014 | Parents

American maternal mortality rates rose over a 20-year period at a rate that places the U.S. in the company of war-torn countries like Afghanistan and ...

Catherine Pearson

Doctors Link Toxic Chemicals And Reproductive Health Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.23.2013 | Parents

Toxic chemicals in the environment are detrimental to the reproductive health of both men and women, according to a new joint committee opinion writte...

7 Awesome Things Your Body Does During Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.04.2013 | Parents

In the course of growing an entire human being, women's bodies undergo a slew of unbelievable changes. Often, we (meaning pregnant ladies, and the peo...

2 Big Questions About Sex During Pregnancy Answered

Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents

Sex during pregnancy is often mysterious terrain for both moms- and dads-to-be. In a recent HuffPost Live segment, Caitlyn Becker got answers from exp...

Junk Food Addiction Starts In The Womb, Study Says

Melissa Cronin | Posted 05.07.2013 | Science

Women know they shouldn't smoke, drink alcohol, or do drugs while they're pregnant. But a new study on rats suggests that even females who eat junk fo...

How Pregnancy's High Blood Pressure Could Reveal Heart Disease Risk

Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 02/11/2013 05:18 PM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Elevated blood pressure during pregn...

Air Pollution Linked With Stillbirth Risk

Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

By Joseph Brownstein, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor: Air pollution has been linked to a number of breathing problems, mainly in developing countrie...

Pregnancy as Harm?

Rory E. Kraft, Jr. | Posted 09.12.2012 | College
Rory E. Kraft, Jr.

As a society we should think of pregnancies along the same lines as a serious injury -- such as breaking a leg. It's an unfortunate truth that pregnancy is an uncomfortable and potentially life-changing time period, and we often overlook its struggles.

Healthy Pregnancies Aren't Just Down To Mums

Dr. Dawn Harper | Posted 07.29.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Dawn Harper

This isn't the government telling people what to do, and it certainly isn't the government telling mums they're on their own in bringing up a baby. This is about supporting them through every step of the way and being the one-stop-shop for useful suggestions on how to give their baby the best start possible.

The Prevention of Unintended Pregnancies in Colorado

Sommai Pham | Posted 01.23.2012 | Denver
Sommai Pham

Every pregnancy should be a wanted pregnancy. Why? Because unintended pregnancies have long-lasting effects on the lives of the families affected.

Can Moms Give Their Babies A Peanut Allergy In Utero? Maybe

TIME Healthland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

How soon does sensitization to foods start? Could it begin as early as during pregnancy?...

Pregnant Women Urged To Get Flu Shots

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Flu season may not sound as scary for pregnant women this year as last – but they're still at high risk and need that shot, s...