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Are C-Sections Contributing to Autism?

Studies have found a link between C-sections and autism; one study found that children born by C-section had a 21 percent higher risk for developing autism.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Don’t Hate Your Husband: Advice for New Mothers

The first years of parenthood are tough on couples. A few survival tips.

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Bob Ross was the inspiration behind this couple's hilarious pregnancy announcement

Beyoncé might have given us the best pregnancy announcement of 2017, but this couple comes in pretty close with a tribute to everyone's favorite public television painter: Bob Ross.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Fish oil pills for pregnant moms may cut asthma risk in kids

Children whose moms took high doses of fish oil during their last three months of pregnancy were less likely to develop chronic wheezing problems or asthma by age 5, finds a study that suggests a possible way to help prevent this growing problem.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

You Asked: What Causes a Miscarriage?

A lot of factors can contribute to a miscarriage, but you probably can't control any of them.

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Acetaminophen use in pregnancy linked to kids' behavioral problems

Acetaminophen, long the mainstay of a pregnant woman’s pain-relief arsenal, has been linked to behavioral problems in children born to mothers who used it during pregnancy.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Ivanka Trump's parental-leave policy - Business Insider

Third-time mom Ivanka Trump talks parental leave and flexible work schedules for new parents.

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CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami areas amid mounting Zika cases

Government health officials warned pregnant women Monday to avoid a Zika-stricken part of Miami and told couples who have been there recently to put off having children for at least two months, after the number of people feared infected through mosquito b

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C.D.C. Offers Guidelines for Delaying Pregnancy After Zika Exposure

Women who have tested positive for the virus or had symptoms should wait at least eight weeks before trying to get pregnant, the agency said.

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Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Linked to Autism

Women in a new study who took antidepressants during their second and third trimesters of pregnancy showed an 87 percent increased risk of having a child with an autism spectrum disorder, compared with women who did not take medications for depression whi

Psychology | Relationships

What I Wish I Knew Before I Delivered My Stillborn Son

When the doctor confirmed my worst suspicions and slowly helped me up from the exam table, I asked, "What happens now? Do I need to have a D&C?" He shook his head no. "You'll need to deliver." With those words, I was transported in

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Gestational Diabetes May Impact Child's Autism Risk - MPR

In a study published in JAMA, intrauterine exposure to gestational diabetes by 26 weeks was linked to a risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Earlier

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Everyone knows that pregnant women develop strange cravings as well as sudden, specific aversions. They want pickles and peanut butter, but don’t you dare get that ham sandwich near them....

Family & Parenting | Parenting

10 Big Misconceptions About Pregnancy | Mental Floss

Elliott Morgan discusses some common pregnancy myths.