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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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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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Flouride Safety for Preconception and Pregnancy

Since the 1950’s many communities in the United States and other parts of the world have added fluoride to the public drinking water supplies. The program of fluoridation was started with the intention of reducing tooth decay. Since then there … Continue reading

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Managing Asthma During Pregnancy

In the past, some doctors treated all pregnant women with asthma as “high risk” patients. However, studies have shown that having asthma does not negatively impact fertility. Nor does it consistently increase risks during pregnancy. In fact, asthma can change … Continue reading

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Fertility

Women suffering from Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis (related diseases known collectively as inflammatory bowel disease or IBD) have to deal with harsh symptoms. They have severe abdominal pain along with severe chronic diarrhea. They may also have rectal bleeding. … Continue reading

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