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Papilloma Vaccine Danger

July 17, 2014
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Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are a group of more than 150 related viruses that can cause warts, or papillomas. Some types of HPV (known as “high-risk”) are also associated with certain types of cancer. High-risk HPVs are a major cause of cervical cancer. Of the more than 150 types of HPVs, 40 can be passed...
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Drug Dangers during Pregnancy

July 15, 2014
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There is no such thing as a totally safe drug, especially when you are pregnant. A new study “analyzed 97,680 pregnancies. Prevalence of medication use was 74% pre-pregnancy, 56% during pregnancy, and 80% post-pregnancy. Most frequently used medications during pregnancy were antibiotics (47%), antiemetic (nausea) drugs (23%), and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (aspirin, ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin,...
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Safer Pregnancy with Vitamin D

June 26, 2014
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Vitamin D has been shown to be very important for many physiological processes in our bodies. So much so that the findings of the latest study regarding pregnancy come as no surprise: “Normal plasma levels of Vitamin D3 are needed for physiological development of pregnancy, normal skeletal mineralization of the fetal skeleton and lactation....
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Autism from Vitamin D Deficiency

June 3, 2014
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Several studies are associating autism with a lack of sufficient vitamin D. Researchers note that “evidence is mounting that vitamin D deficiency is intimately involved in autism.” Others cite “a growing body of literature suggests that higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (vitamin D) concentrations, either in utero or in early life, may reduce the...
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Tylenol Causes ADHD?

March 25, 2014
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Studies over the past few years have begun to reveal that acetaminophen (the primary ingredient in Tylenol) is not as safe as it was once thought. A new study has shown an association between the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and the “risk for developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)–like behavioral problems or hyperkinetic disorders (HKDs)...
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Give Birth on Your Side

May 16, 2013
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There are several issues that have been raised regarding giving birth in the lithotomy position (laying on your back with your legs pulled up). Critics suggest that this position is for the convenience of the doctor, not the welfare of the mother. One study has shown that the lateral or side lying position decreases...
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Antidepressants Increase Blood Pressure

March 7, 2013
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A new study found that the “use of antidepressants during pregnancy was significantly associated with increased risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension (high blood pressure).” The authors concluded that the antidepressant use could increase the risk of high blood pressure during pregnancy by as much as 50%. This is in addition to increasing the risk of...
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Nicotine While Pregnant Increases Colic

February 7, 2013
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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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Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Impacts Language Development

February 5, 2013
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An increasing number of people are concerned they aren’t consuming the nutrients they need to be healthy. This is why so many people make the choice to take vitamin supplements. This is especially true when a woman is pregnant. A mother’s nutritional deficiencies can cause serious health issues and birth defects in their children....
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Asthma Medication Use While Pregnant Can Lead to Birth Defects

December 17, 2012
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When expectant mothers use drugs, bad things can happen. As we all know, all drugs have side effects. These side effects can more intensely impact a developing baby than they do the mother. A new study found that asthma medication use by expectant mothers can cause birth defects. Specifically, the use of these medications...
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