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A Japanese woman was asked to take a pregnancy test before flying to a US island that has become popular for birth tourism

In November, 25-year-old Japanese citizen Midori Nishida was checking into a flight to Saipan, a US island in the Pacific, where she was going to…

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Chest pains during pregnancy: What to know

Pregnancy can cause discomfort and pain in many parts of the body. When these sensations occur in the chest, the cause is often pressure from…

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What to know about alcohol and the keto diet

The ketogenic, or keto, diet is a high fat, low carbohydrate diet that offers the potential benefit of losing weight while maintaining muscle. Carbohydrates are the…

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Five complications of pregnancy to be aware of: symptoms and treatment

Most women will often experience some amount of nausea and vomiting in the first few weeks of pregnancy. However, sometimes this nausea and vomiting can…

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9 beauty ingredients to avoid during pregnancy

Chemicals are commonly used even in popular beauty products. (Source: Thinkstock/Getty) By Dr Priyanka Reddy Ever since the start of your pregnancy, you must be…

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UTI in pregnancy: Everything you need to know

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, are common, and women can often experience them during pregnancy. Left untreated, a UTI can pose a serious health risk…

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The Perfect Balanced Diet Chart to be Healthy

The concept of a balanced diet chart has existed long before nutritionists and dieticians started expounding its virtues. Our ancestors traditionally ate meals with an emphasis on…

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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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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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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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