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Nicotine While Pregnant Increases Colic

February 7, 2013

While it may help a person quit smoking, a nicotine patch still puts nicotine into the body. This is a reality that some expectant mothers forget. A study of over 46,000 infants found that infants born to mothers who smoked during their pregnancy or used a form of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) had a...
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Obese Moms Risk Fetal Death

September 22, 2011

Obesity increases the risk of many ailments, including diabetes and death. A new study found that “early pregnancy obesity is significantly associated with fetal and infant death, independent of the known relationships with congenital anomalies and maternal pre-gestational diabetes.” Read Abstract
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