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Chemical exposure of consumer products during pregnancy may lead to lower IQ in kids: Study

Chemical exposure during pregnancy may lead to lower IQ in kids. Exposure during pregnancy to chemicals found in consumer products, and plastic food containers, is…

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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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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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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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Fever During Pregnancy: Here’s Why Doctors Stress on Getting Dengue Screening Test Done

This monsoon, Karnataka has recorded a high number of dengue cases and doctors are taking precautionary measures to screen pregnant women diagnosed with fever. Karnataka…

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Pregnancy and exercise: insights from Zumba® ambassador Sucheta Pal

As joyful as pregnancy may be, it comes with a host of unpleasant feelings, like nausea, soreness, and fatigue. Exercise is often the last thing…

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