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It's Possible to Get Pregnant Soon After Birth, Study Shows

If you just had a baby and aren't ready for the next one just yet, best use birth control. Credit: Getty Images Remember when, shortly ...Study says it's best to consider contraception as soon as three weeks after giving birth.

In Japan, Pregnant Women at Increased Risk for Radiation Exposure, Experts Warn

The risk for radiation poisoning is concerning for pregnant women. Credit: Getty Images For now, experts say the radiation coming from ...The risk of radiation poisoning could be more of a concern for pregnant women.

Miscarriage Mourning Lingers, Even After a Healthy Baby is Born, Study Shows

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The grief following a miscarriage loss can lead to prolonged psychological distress even after mothers deliver healthy babies.

Intense Prenatal Stress Can Affect Newborns, But Don't Stress About It, Study Says

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Stress of the mother can be visited upon the child.

Small Doses of Vicodin OK for Breast-Feeding Moms, Study Says

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The strong painkiller Vicodin may be safe in smaller doses for women nursing newborns.

Down Syndrome Blood Test May Soon Be Available

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New Down syndrome findings will have a significant impact worldwide, researchers say.

Autism Risk Higher With Closely-Spaced Pregnancies

The timing of pregnancies could affect autism odds. Credit: Getty Images More fuel to throw on the burning autism debate: A new study sa...Second children who are conceived within a year of their older sibling's birth were more than three times more likely to be diagnosed with autism, according to a study.

Meeting the Sperm Donor: The Kids Will Be All Right

In "The Kids Are All Right," a sperm donor causes a stir when he shows up to meet his biological children. But that's Hollywood. Credit: A...Meeting your sperm donor may cause chaos in Hollywood, but in real life, the kids are all right.


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