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More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The number of infants born to American mothers addicted to prescription pain medications is rising, and so are the costs of treating those babies, researchers report. 281 more words

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The Surprising Health Risk of Being Pregnant With A Boy

WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A baby’s gender appears to affect a mother’s risk for diabetes during pregnancy — called gestational diabetes — and type 2 diabetes after pregnancy, a new study suggests. 281 more words

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Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds

TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Antidepressants seem to help women deal with postpartum depression after childbirth, according to a new review.

“Our findings are important due to the limited research exploring the use of antidepressants to treat postnatal depression,” study first author Emma Molyneaux, of King’s College London in England, said in a college news release. 330 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - Elisabeth Bing, ‘Mother of Lamaze,’ Dies at 100

Ms. Bing helped to popularize the birthing techniques developed by Dr. Fernand Lamaze, reducing the need for anesthesia and giving mothers more control over the process of childbirth.. 9 more words


Ottawa woman recovering from flesh-eating disease

A Stittsville mother recovering from flesh-eating disease wants nothing more than to carry her seven-week-old baby.

Susan Brayshaw, 38, ended up in the hospital with knee pain four days after she gave birth on March 22 to her son, Jackson, at home with the help of two midwives and a doula. 573 more words

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Pregnancy Doesn't Make General Surgery More Dangerous: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Being pregnant does not raise a woman’s risk for death or complications after undergoing general surgery, a new study finds. 253 more words

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Ontario woman charged with failing to seek medical attention during childbirth after newborn dies

A 23-year-old Napanee, Ont. woman faces charges for allegedly failing to seek medical attention during childbirth, causing her baby to die.

Ontario Provincial Police said they were called by a family member to a home on Palace Road on May 9. 67 more words