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Trying to Get Pregnant? Start Flossing

Women with gum disease take longer to conceive.

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Sleep Position May Save Your Unborn Baby's Life

Find out which side reduces risk of stillbirth.

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Fever During Pregnancy May Cause Austim

Studies show pregnancy health links to the disorder.

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When New Mom Can't Breast-Feed, Dozens of Women Help Out

Credit: Getty Images Eva van Dok Pinkley, a Brooklyn, N.Y., actress and magazine researcher can't breast-feed her newborn because she had a double mastecto...Mothers rally around cancer survivor who can't breast-feed because of a double masectomy.

Stroke Rates Up in Pregnant Women, New Moms, Study Finds

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We've asked this before, but don't pregnant women have enough to worry about already?
Now, you can add an increase in stroke rates ...
An increase in women who face obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure could be to blame.

Pregnant Moms Who Use Mouthwash Not as Likely to Have Preemies, Study Finds

Credit: Getty Images "Floss, floss, floss!" You've been commanded by dentists for years to heed that advice. Now, it may be time to add "mouthwash, mouthwa...Researchers find women with periodontal disease have more premature babies than moms with healthy gums.

In Vitro Kids More Advanced, But is it Nature or Nurture?

Credit: Getty Images British researchers have found children conceived through in vitro fertilization start school with verbal skills eight months more adv...Researchers find in vitro babies outpace kids who come as a "surprise."

Pippa Gaining Ground on Top Baby Name List in 2011

Pippa Middleton. Credit: Getty Images She's been capturing headlines all over the globe since her famous sister Kate became British royalty, and now Pippa ...Parents are saying "Pip, Pip, hooray" over Pippa as a baby name.

Breast-Feeding Reduces Children's Risk of Asthma

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While women's breasts often make grown men gasp and wheeze, they seem to have the reverse effect on nursing infants.
The Daily Tele...
Yet another study sings the praises of breast milk.

Wait it Out: Babies Born Before 39 Weeks Face Health Risks, Experts Warn

Credit: Getty Images You plan your work schedules, your vacations, your children's playdates, your weekend entertainment and pretty much every other event ...More women are scheduling their baby's birth early, but doctors say that can be harmful to the infant.

Domestic Violence Reaches the Womb, Study Finds

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Research suggests domestic violence affects children -- even in the womb.
According to U.S. News & World Report, researchers have foun...
Study says kids can be stressed out all of their lives from abuse experienced in vitro.


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