Intercourse, falling, and exercise does not typically cause a miscarriage. The fetus is well protected by the mother's bones and muscle as well as by the amniotic fluid. There is also no evidence that conceiving while taking birth control pills increases the risk of miscarriage.
Anai Rhoads: Researcher/Writer
by Anai Rhoads
What are the symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome? And do you just get this from using tampons?
Good news for parents who seek to protect their children from Thimerosal in influenza vaccines. Thimerosal has been added to vaccines for well over sixty years now, but due to its mercury content many scientists believe its time to offer either alternatives or Thimerosal-free vaccines.
I use sunscreen religiously as does my husband whether it be summertime or winter. We have a 2-week-old and we worry about the sunlight's effects on our baby. Is sunscreen safe for a baby?
In only the third month of your baby's life in the womb, his or her hearing is starting to develop fully. Around mid-term, you will begin to feel your baby's reaction to certain noises.
Consequences of an STD can be significantly more serious, even life threatening, for a woman and her baby if the woman becomes infected with an STD while she is pregnant.
During pregnancy, the most important thing is having support. Anai Rhoads shares ideas for partner support both during and after pregnancy.
Massage can decrease stress and improve relaxation, improve lymph drainage, have a balancing effect on glands, all of which are of huge benefit during pregnancy. It is the most under-rated method for helping women during their pregnancy and otherwise.
You are at risk for developing preeclampsia if you have a family history of high blood pressure, if you are diabetic, overweight or are over age 35.