pregnancy

  1. Tips & Advice

    Births decline: Is it the economy?

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    Over the past few years, the US has seen been the steepest decline of births in the last three decades. How is this affecting...
  2. Well-being

    Vanessa Minnillo’s healthy living tips for women

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    When she became a spokeswoman for the Bayer and March of Dimes collaborative campaign Girlfriends for Folate (GFF), Vanessa Minnillo...
  3. Pregnancy

    How to manage labor pain naturally

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    Does the thought of your upcoming labor give you heart palpitations? Have you watched one to many birth horror story reality shows...
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    How to prepare for postpartum depression

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    Many moms experience the “baby blues” shortly after giving birth. But when mood swings don’t subside and the blues hang on, it’s...
  5. Pregnancy

    5 Things every new mom needs

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    Let's be honest -- shopping for a new baby can be really fun. So much fun, in fact, that it's easy to get carried away buying bibs,...
  6. Pregnancy

    How to prevent birth defects

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    January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month and the experts at Arizona Pregnancy Riskline have released the top preventable...
  7. Well-being

    Sexual health: IUDs are safe and effective

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    Intrauterine devices (IUDs) for contraception are safe and effective, but only a small fraction of women in the US use them. Despite...
  8. Diet

    Healthy pregnancy diet: The extra 300 calories

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    Three hundred calories -- that’s the amount of additional calories needed to nourish pregnant moms-to-be and their growing babies....
  9. Pregnancy

    What to expect from a Year of the Rabbit baby

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    The first week of February this year ushers in the Chinese New Year, which is the Year of the Metal Rabbit. What does that mean for...
  10. Pregnancy

    Autism risk increased for closely spaced babies

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    A new study states that the closer babies are spaced, the higher the risk of the younger sibling developing autism.
  11. Pregnancy

    Study: Toxic chemicals found in pregnant women

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    A new study by UCSF found that toxic chemicals from the environment and other items, such as cookware and beauty products, were...
  12. Well-being

    Preterm birth: Questions to ask your doctor

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    No woman expects her baby to be born prematurely, so we tend to skip the high-risk pages in the pregnancy books and not ask our OBs...
  13. Tips & Advice

    How to throw a baby shower for a third-time mom

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    So, your best friend is preggers for the third time and you want to throw her a shower. But receiving boatloads of tiny baby clothes...
  14. Pregnancy

    Secret Society of Women: A new community

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    Lisa Ling launched a new website community, Secret Society of Women, to stop women from keeping their secrets bottled up inside....
  15. Cooking & Entertaining

    Holiday foods that could harm your baby

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    Common foods and drinks you consume during the holidays can be dangerous for your baby if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. Here is...
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    Honoring your unique birth experience

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    Most parents understand the many benefits of birthing naturally, but childbirth is something that is not always under your control....
  17. Pregnancy

    SheKnows Parents' Choice Awards: Pregnancy Must-Haves winners!

    Behold... the winners of the SheKnows 2010 Parents' Choice Awards! You voted. We listened. Now give yourselves a big pat on the...
  18. Pregnancy

    The great cord blood debate

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    The latest “life insurance policy” is cord blood banking. Hear from experts and parents about what’s involved so you can make the...
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    The great fish debate

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    If you are or have ever been an expectant mom, you've probably wondered about eating fish during your pregnancy. Your quest for...
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    Realistic birth planning

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    Writing a birth plan is a wonderful way to begin to educate yourself about labor and the process of giving birth. But it is...