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Fever More Common During Labor in Moms with EpiduralsIt was recently discovered that woman who have an epidural were more prone to developing a fever than those that did not have the procedure.
Recall: Pfizer's Birth Control Mix-up Could Cause Unintended PregnanciesPfizer has recalled about a million birth control pills due to their packaging mix-up. A mix-up which may have put women at risk for unintended pregnancies. How could they let this happen? Find out.
Go Red For Women Day: Wipe Out Heart Disease!In 2004, the American Heart Association (AHA) faced a challenge. Cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of nearly 500,000 American women each year, yet women were not paying attention.
Groundbreaking Discovery in the Treatment of PreeclampsiaScientists at Mercy Hospital for Women have made a "groundbreaking discovery" in the treatment of preeclampsia, a potentially fatal condition that affects 1 in 20 pregnancies and kills 60,000 women worldwide each year.
In The News: Fetus Parties -- Fun or Bizarre?What's a fetus party, you ask? Exactly that. A party for your fetus. With the clarity of today's expectant parents are more excited than ever to show off their pictures and videos of their coming bundles of joy.
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.
Ah... the things kids say!Dh was amazing last night. No -- *THAT* isn't what I am talking about!
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