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The CDC has come down hard on vaping. It now advises against smoking e-cigarettes at all. But this is especially true if you're thinking about getting pregnant, now or in the future.
If you’re a person with a uterus and plan to get pregnant at some point, avoiding e-cigarettes may be crucial for successfully conceiving, new research says.
While childbirth in many other developed countries continues to improve, the maternal mortality rate has risen in the U.S. Here are 7 ways we can begin to reverse this alarming trend.
Source:Inc.February 28, 2019
Kindbody aims to reinvent the messaging and experience of going into a fertility clinic.
Source:Reuters HealthFebruary 28, 2019
Analysis of data from three high-income countries on births among women who previously had a stillbirth found the length of time between the two pregnancies was not an important factor.
Source:Well and GoodFebruary 23, 2019
IUDs are not a new form of birth control, but they have seen a wild resurgence in popularity in the past few years. A record 4.4 million women now have IUDs.
Source:BridesFebruary 22, 2019
Now well into her third trimester of pregnancy, Meghan Markle made headlines flying into New York City this past weekend for her baby shower.
- February 21, 2019
Zev Williams, MD, PhD recently co-authored a study published in the Journal of Fertility and Sterility examining the effects of insulin on placenta cells from first-trimester pregnancies.
Source:BuzzfeedFebruary 20, 2019
Doctors diagnosed the intense abdominal cramping that hit Sharon Rosenblatt every month as kidney stones, a muscle pull, or the result of too much exercise.
Source:NPRFebruary 18, 2019
Brittney Crystal was just over 25 weeks pregnant when her water broke. It was her second pregnancy — the first had been rough, and the baby came early.
Source:SheKnowsFebruary 14, 2019
Let’s talk about how birth control works. Dr. Ana Cepin, an obstetrician-gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, breaks it down for us.
Source:HealthlineFebruary 11, 2019
Nearly two-thirds of U.S. women of reproductive age are currently using contraception. The most common methods used are female sterilization, oral contraception, and IUDs.