Among the possible explanations for this trend is the theory that more parents are choosing to go through with difficult pregnancies in which the fetus suffers from serious health issues. I must admit that this information surprised me. Is the mortality of newborns increasing in… Read More »Why is infant mortality increasing in France?
Zainab Naqvi’s hands turned red and began to itch. Then his skin began to blister and peel. The Sharjah-based expat found that the eczema she had suffered from as a child had made a dramatic return when she got pregnant six years ago. Eczema is… Read More »Dealing with pregnancy eczema: Expat mum says 6 months after giving birth, it still affects her
I sat in stunned silence staring at the ER doctor trying to process what she had just said. I was in an auto accident – a distracted driver ran a red light on a clear, sunny day at 12:15 in the afternoon. I went to… Read More »I Was Told I’m Pregnant. Then I Found Out It’s Likely Cancer — And I’m Actually Relieved.
BLAINVILLE, Quebec, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new progestin-only contraceptive pill is now available to Canadians from Duchesnay Inc., a pharmaceutical company specializing in women’s health and part of the Duchesnay Pharmaceutical Group headquartered in Blainville, Quebec . Slynd® (drospirenone), a progestin-only pill… Read More »Slynd® (drospirenone), a new progestin-only contraceptive
Canada’s first national peer-reviewed study on COVID-19 in pregnancy found becoming infected while expecting increases the risk of requiring hospitalization or intensive care, and of giving birth early. Researchers with the CANCOVID-Preg program analyzed outcomes from 6012 cases of COVID-19 in pregnancy from March 2020… Read More »COVID-19: Pregnancy increases risk of hospitalization
Emma Watkins has revealed she doesn’t know if she’ll ever be able to fulfill her dream of becoming a mother. Following a battle with endometriosis, the former Yellow Wiggle isn’t optimistic about her chances, she admitted to the Daily Telegraph on Tuesday. ‘Speaking plainly, I… Read More »Wiggles star Emma Watkins reveals her devastating pregnancy struggle
The United States Supreme Court potentially striking down its decision on Roe v. Wade may cause uncertainty for other protections, such as same-sex marriage and birth control, UCLA faculty said. On May 2, Politico obtained and released a draft majority opinion regarding Dobbs v. Jackson… Read More »UCLA faculty consider implications of overturning Roe v. Wade on privacy rights
May 16, 2022 — When Lindsay S. learned she had inflammatory bowel disease at 24 years old, her first concern was how it might affect her plans to have a family and the potential impact on a child. “Even when I was first being put… Read More »Pregnant and Have IBD? A GI Doc’s Help Can Be Crucial
From the day Jacinta Sirr-Williams discovered she was pregnant there was the usual run of doctors’ appointments, scans and blood tests — and, with them, came out-of-pocket costs. Key points: Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), used to screen for three genetic conditions, is not subsidized by… Read More »Medicare doesn’t cover a key test done during pregnancy — but some say it should
Teen Mom Jenelle Evans REJECTS Kailyn Lowry’s apology for accusing ex-friend of spreading pregnancy rumors
TEEN Mom Jenelle Evans has rejected co-star Kailyn Lowry’s apology for accusations of spreading pregnancy rumors. Jenelle, 30, was blamed by Kailyn, 29, of leaking the news of her third pregnancy with ex Chris Lopez. 5 Jenelle Evens tells Teen Mom fans that she does… Read More »Teen Mom Jenelle Evans REJECTS Kailyn Lowry’s apology for accusing ex-friend of spreading pregnancy rumors