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Women need to boost iodine intake before pregnancy for optimal brain development, study finds

A team at the University of Tasmania’s Menzies Institute for Medical Research found taking an iodine supplement before becoming pregnant was key to maintaining adequate…

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New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

MS is usually diagnosed between the ages of 20-40, the age at which many people will be thinking of starting or adding to their family….

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Pregnancy signs: 10 really early signs of pregnancy

01/11Subtle signs of pregnancy! While the only sure shot way of knowing that you are pregnant is the pregnancy test, our body goes through a…

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Pregnancy After Miscarriage: Why I Can’t Shake the Fear of Another Pregnancy Loss

I’m eight months pregnant, and it can be a terrifying thing for me to speak openly about. I find it therapeutic to write about it, oddly, but…

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Demonisation of smoking and drinking in pregnancy can prevent quitting

The demonisation of women who smoke or drink during pregnancy can lead to them smoking or drinking in secret rather than seeking the support they…

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Early pregnancy symptoms: Signs you may be pregnant

If you’re trying to conceive, the days leading up to getting your period can feel like an emotional rollercoaster. As you wait, you may wonder what morning sickness feels…

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What causes gas pain during pregnancy?

Women often have excess gas during pregnancy in addition to morning sickness and fatigue. Gas can cause uncomfortable bloating, cramps, and abdominal pain. This article…

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James Isaac House offers pregnancy resources for nearly 30 years

OAKLAND — For nearly 30 years, a pregnancy resource center has been available in Garrett County. The James Isaac House Inc., now at 314 S….

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Breast changes during pregnancy

Breast changes are a normal part of pregnancy and occur as a result of hormonal fluctuations. Changes to the breasts can occur as early as…

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Management of MS in pregnancy reviewed in U.K. guideline

(HealthDay)—It is important to discuss family planning and pregnancy proactively in women of childbearing age who have multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a review published…

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