CDC tells women no drinking without birth control
That's the recommendation U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made this week with overwhelming evidence that alcohol consumption during pregnancy, even before the woman knows she's pregnant, poses significant risks of her newborn having …
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More support for more moms
Madi Nolan-Grimes, clinical director of The Juneau Family Health and Birth Center, weighs newborn Johannes Ulyess Burnett during an in-home visit with new parents Lynn and Chad Burnett. The Juneau Family Health and Birth Center recently received a …
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Transferring Mom's bacteria to C-section babies — but what if the bugs aren't
With that being said, there is a tacit assumption in the article that the transfer of bacteria from the mother's vaginal fluids to the newborn is always in the best interest of the newborn. Clearly this is not the case as we will articulate later. If …
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British Olympic Association providing guidance on Zika
… larvae population in the target neighborhood by more than 80 percent. Brazil is in the midst of a Zika outbreak and authorities say they have also detected a spike in cases of microcephaly in newborn children, but the link between Zika and …
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