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Tiny Babies Face Gigantic Odds, but List Provides Sliver of Hope

Survival rates of preemies seem to be improving with each decade. Credit: Corbis "My Child Made the Tiniest Baby List." This is not a bumper sticker you want to slap on the back of your Buick. Tiny babies face gigantic problems....Odds may be improving for tiny babies. Slightly.

Warming Pouch Looks Like Baby Cooker

Warm up your wee one. Credit: Embrace
Would you like fries with that? The Embrace Infant Warmer may look like a way to roast a baby with a side of potatoes, but it's actually a potential life-saver for children in the developing world. ...
The Embrace Infant Warmer may look like a way to roast a baby with a side of potatoes, but it's actually a potential life-saver for children in the developing world.

Does exercise help pregnant women stop smoking?

One would think the obvious answer to that question is yes. One would surmise that exercise would help anyone stop smoking, right? After all, you're striving to do something healthy, sort of the opposite of smoking, by getting out there and running...

"Pregorexia" takes moms by storm

(Click the photo to see which celebs might be "pregorexic") It seems like it should be common sense. Don't diet while pregnant. Yet for many moms these days that seems to be the trend. Many of them are successful at it--but at what cost to their...

Moms quit smoking during pregnancy only to start again

Smoking is a hard habit to break, there's no doubt about it. In fact, according to USA Today, only 10 to 20% of people who try quitting succeed. But expectant mothers have a reason to quit smoking that goes beyond their own health -- smoking during...

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