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‘Absolutely no evidence’ vaccine affects fertility

In a recent interview with Fox News, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was asked point blank: Does the COVID-19 vaccine affect fertility? “The bottom line is there is absolutely no evidence that the vaccine has an impact on your fertility, whether you are a man … Continue reading

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Study: No need to wait long to try again after lost pregnancy

Couples who attempt to conceive within three months after losing an early pregnancy, defined as less than 20 weeks’ gestation, have the same chances of achieving a live birth, if not greater chances, than those who wait for three months … Continue reading

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Baby (and mother), it’s cold outside!

After the recent blast of arctic air, you may be wondering if it’s safe for pregnant women to be out in the cold. The answer is yes—you can and should enjoy the winter weather. In fact, you have an advantage: … Continue reading

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Pregnancy do’s and don’t’s

Doctors have long known that smart lifestyle choices may improve women’s chances of having a healthy pregnancy. A new study of more than 5,600 women in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand has pinpointed which lifestyle factors at 15 to … Continue reading

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For a healthy baby, open a window

Here’s one for the “who knew?” files. A study published in the April 2013 issue of the American Journal of Public Health finds that opening windows at home may help pregnant women reduce their risk for preterm birth or low … Continue reading

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Medication alert

Women who take certain antidepressants during pregnancy may be risking the health of their developing fetus, and those risks may outweigh any benefit the mother gets from the medication. So says new research published in the Oct. 31, 2012 online … Continue reading

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