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How Cranberry Juice Really Treats a UTI

Urinary tract infections are a medical problem that affects many women, and rates of UTIs increase during pregnancy. While treatment with antibiotics is sometimes necessary, you should learn about one frequently suggested home remedy- cranberry juice. And while it has … Continue reading

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When Do More IVF Patients Get Pregnant?

It has long been noted by doctors and scientists in the field of reproductive health that there are variations in the number of babies born in different seasons. While there are a variety of theories as to why this is, … Continue reading

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Drug Dangers in Preconception & Pregnancy

More and more Americans are regularly taking prescription drugs. And while women are commonly asked about the medications they take in their prenatal appointments research shows that a surprising number of women are taking medications that could harm their babies. … Continue reading

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Dishware Dangers to Avoid Before Conception

Strolling the dish aisle of any home store you will see many bright cheerful dishes made of the material melamine. It is a popular choice for plates because they are billed as being shatter resistant, heat resistant, and dishwasher safe. … Continue reading

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Preconception Planning For a Vegan Pregnancy

All women planning to conceive need to review their diets to make sure that their nutritional needs are being met for preconception as well as pregnancy. Vegan women, who do not eat any animal products or by-products, need to pay … Continue reading

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Preconception Risks in Your Perfume

Ahhh, the soothing scent of lavender in your new shampoo, but is it lavender that gives your shampoo that fragrance, or is it more likely a concoction of chemicals that mimics the natural scent? Most cosmetic and personal care products … Continue reading

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Obesity Increases Pregnancy Complications

Many Americans struggle with weight issues. Sixty two percent of women are overweight, considered to be a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or more. And almost half of the overweight women are actually obese, having a BMI of 30 … Continue reading

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