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Stress during pregnancy may affect baby’s sex

Pregnant women experiencing physical and psychological stress are less likely to have a boy, says a new study. “Stress can also affect the mother’s immune system, leading to…

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Jharkhand doctor prescribes pregnancy tests on men, cries foul later

Pregnancy tests for men complaining of stomach pain. This is what a doctor in a government hospital in Jharkhand has prescribed to diagnose two men…

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Tips on how to sleep when pregnant

Many women find themselves wondering how best to sleep when pregnant. Sleep issues are common during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester, when finding a…

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TN woman told she was pregnant, 5 months later doctors found it was a cyst

In April, 21-year-old Divya*, a resident of Chandrapatti village in Krishnagiri district, received the news that she was pregnant. She and her husband Vetri* were…

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Opioid use disorder in pregnancy: Five things to know

Opioid use is increasing in pregnancy as well as the general population. A “Five things to know about …” practice article on opioid disuse in…

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Can Tylenol During Pregnancy Affect Children’s Behavior Years Later?

Taking acetaminophen while pregnant again has been linked to attention and hyperactivity issues in children, according to a report out this week in Pediatric and Perinatal…

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Pregnant women who take paracetamol could have children with behavioural problems

Women who take paracetamol during pregnancy could be more likely to have children with behavioural issues. A new study suggests a link between use of…

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Is vigorous exercise safe during the third trimester of pregnancy?

Expectant mothers receive an avalanche of information about potential risks to their baby. There’s a growing list of foods, toxins and environmental threats to avoid….

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Women need not sleep on their left side during pregnancy, study finds

Pregnant women can choose to sleep in any comfortable position, says study. (Source: Getty Images) Pregnant women are usually advised to sleep on their left side to…

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Surat: 12-year-old girl’s pregnancy reveals chilling rape eight months ago

Police said that it is a mystery as to why she didn’t tell her parents about the crime. (Image for representation) The Surat police has…

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