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FDA: Avoid Fetal ‘Keepsake’ Images

The FDA is warning moms and dads-to-be that “over-the-counter” ultrasounds for the purpose of fetal keepsake images and videos should be avoided.

12/17/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For It

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.

12/04/2014

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Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees

Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.

10/15/2014

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Study: Recessions Can Postpone Motherhood Forever

When the economy tanks, women have fewer babies. But what happens in the following years, when conditions improve?

09/30/2014

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Woman Kicked Out Of Restaurant For Drinking While Breastfeeding Baby

A Chesapeake mother recently got some backlash over drinking alcohol while breastfeeding her infant at a local restaurant.

09/06/2014

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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/27/2014

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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/26/2014

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Study: Being Pregnant Significantly Increases the Risk of Being in a Car Crash

A new study published in a Canadian medical journal says pregnancy, and specifically the second trimester of pregnancy, may come with an increased risk of being involved in a serious car crash.

05/13/2014

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Medicaid Benefits Expanded For Pregnant Women Through Obamacare

The health care law has opened up a new opportunity for some mothers-to-be to save on medical bills for childbirth.

05/10/2014

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