Vaccination during pregnancy has been recommended in some countries as a means to protect young infants from severe infection. Nevertheless, many aspects are still unknown and possible blunting of the infant’s immune responses by maternal antibodies, is one of the concerns with maternal vaccination. 274 more words
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A recent survey found that although 76% of pregnant women reported having an oral health problem, including bleeding gums, toothache, and increased tooth sensitivity, only 57% actually visited a dentist during their pregnancy, reported DrBicuspid.com. 198 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some New York City Council members on Thursday were proposing a special parking pass for certain pregnant women.
As CBS2’s Sonia Rincon reported, many parking lots – such as the one for the Babies ‘R’ Us in Brooklyn – have designated spaces for expectant mothers. 353 more words
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In pregnancy years ago you went regularly to the hospital maternity unit for monthly checkups with the midwife consultant etc if there were any problems so you could be monitored more closely if a problem occurred.Towards the end of a pregnancy the hospital trips would be increased to fortnightly then weekly as the birth becomes more imminent. 154 more words
In April we visited another of the immunization camps that Seva Mandir runs every month in a number of remote rural hamlets. The government does have an immunization programme, but in these rural areas staffing of the camps and surgeries can be erratic, and it’s tough for mothers to walk miles with babes in arms only to find that the doctor or nurse hasn’t turned up this time. 406 more words