Most Recent Content
Home › member_MissyJ ›
Study Concludes Non-Drug Pain Relief for Labor Less EffectiveA new study published in the Cochrane Library, has concluded that there is strong evidence that drug-based pain relieving methods are more effective at relieving labor pain than non-drug approaches.
Toxic Chemicals Found in Costume JewelryThe Ecology Center released a study performed by HealthyStuff.org (an arm of The Ecology Center) on March 13, 2012 finding high levels of toxic chemicals (such as lead, cadmium, mercury and arsenic) in low-cost costume jewelry.
Couple Awarded 2.9 Million Dollars in Wrongful Birth SuitIn one of the most controversial cases of its kind, a jury in Oregon has awarded parents Ariel and Deborah Levy $2.9 million in their wrongful birth lawsuit against their doctor.
Celebrity Round-up: Snooki's Snookette, Jessica's Nude Shoot, and The BachelorThe celebrity round-up gives you the weekly news you can't live without -- in a neat little package. Find out what's going on this week!
International Women's DayInternational Women's Day is celebrated yearly on March 8th. 2012's theme is empowering rural women and to end hunger and poverty. This day is all about ordinary women as creators of history.
Rise in Preschooler Cavities WorrisomeDentists see a worrisome rise in the amount of baby teeth requiring fillings, root canals and crowns for preschoolers.
Isn't that common sense,Isn't that common sense, though? My GP told me not to eat or drink anything when breastfeeding that I wouldn't feed the baby directly. It's a little draconic, but it made all kinds of sense to me. I stuck pretty close to that, with the exception of krill oil, which I didn't stop taking. I even put my coffee habit on hold.
Baby Inherits Cancer in the WombIn one of the rarest cases of its kind, a baby has inherited cancer while still in the womb from her now deceased mother.
U.S. preterm births hit new low - still work to do!The March of Dimes just released the 2012 Premature Birth Report Card. The U.S. has hit a new 10 year low for preterm births -- a significant improvement now registering at 11.7%! Still, overall, the U.S. scores a "C" as we continue to have a high rate of preterm births comparatively. This is a clear indication of work to be done! Learn more of the resources available here at Pregnancy.org to help you and your baby with a healthy start!
Making time to grieve.Pregnancy and infant loss is never easy. The passing often takes with it shattered hearts and dreams of a future far different than the reality. Having to go through this process while still being called on to serve others -- whether that role is bearing work responsibilities, as "mom" for other children, coping with deteriorating health of parents or in-laws, or simply juggling your relationship with your partner -- 'overwhelming' doesn't even come close.
All contents herein this site including the site name are under copyright protection. © 2001-2013 Pregnancy.org, All rights reserved.