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Maternal mental health

The National Childbirth Trust has launched a baby blues campaign which aims to encourage people to talk more openly about maternal mental health, to avoid the mistake of dismissing potentially serious mental health issues in themselves, friends or family and to seek help. 40 more words

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Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Probiotics don’t protect very preterm infants from serious complications, such as a bowel condition called necrotizing enterocolitis, sepsis or death, according to a new study. 345 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - Progesterone May Not Help Women With History of Miscarriages, Study Finds

Giving progesterone to women who have had three or more miscarriages does not increase their chances of carrying a pregnancy to term, according to a new study.. 8 more words


Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Taking progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy may not improve the odds of motherhood for women with a history of miscarriage, a new study finds. 543 more words

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More postpartum depression support needed in rural areas, advocate says

A postpartum depression advocate says rural areas of Saskatchewan need more support.

When Carla O’Reilly had her own struggle in the small town of Oyen, Alta. 344 more words


Calgary entrepreneurs launch premium label online consignment store

Two Calgary entrepreneurs have launched what they believe is Canada’s first online consignment store catering to upscale children’s and maternity clothing, and accessories.

Tracy Fu and Erin Ferguson have opened shrunk, the business name, carrying fashions from size newborn up to the age of 12, as well as select maternity wear and accessories. 316 more words


Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women need to exercise and eat healthy foods during and after pregnancy in order to combat overweight and obesity and related health problems, women’s health experts say. 307 more words

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