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14

Jan

Reality show prevented more than 20,000 teen births, study saysMTV’s ‘16 and Pregnant’ has pulled up the slack where sex-ed classes have lagged.

Reality show prevented more than 20,000 teen births, study says
MTV’s ‘16 and Pregnant’ has pulled up the slack where sex-ed classes have lagged.

26

Dec

72 sets of parents named their kid ‘Cheese’ in 2013 (seriously)The cheesy trend saw a 450% growth in popularity this year.

72 sets of parents named their kid ‘Cheese’ in 2013 (seriously)
The cheesy trend saw a 450% growth in popularity this year.

14

Oct

Higher rates of miscarriage linked to BPA exposureResearchers don’t know how BPA might be acting to increase miscarriage risk.

Higher rates of miscarriage linked to BPA exposure
Researchers don’t know how BPA might be acting to increase miscarriage risk.

19

Sep

Women living near pesticide-treated fields have smaller babiesThe significance of the slightly smaller babies when it comes to their health is unknown because they are within normal size ranges.

Women living near pesticide-treated fields have smaller babies
The significance of the slightly smaller babies when it comes to their health is unknown because they are within normal size ranges.

04

Sep

Positive pregnancy tests for sale on CraigslistFrom Boston to San Francisco, positive pregnancy tests can be purchased for around $25 a pop.

Positive pregnancy tests for sale on Craigslist
From Boston to San Francisco, positive pregnancy tests can be purchased for around $25 a pop.

13

Aug

Autism linked with induced laborIt isn’t clear if the act of labor induction or augmentation that resulted in the link, or the medications used in the procedures.

Autism linked with induced labor
It isn’t clear if the act of labor induction or augmentation that resulted in the link, or the medications used in the procedures.

25

Jul

Why Kate Middleton’s post-baby body mattersIt takes 3 to 6 weeks for the uterus to contract back to its original size, a fact that her critics don’t seem to understand.

Why Kate Middleton’s post-baby body matters
It takes 3 to 6 weeks for the uterus to contract back to its original size, a fact that her critics don’t seem to understand.

01

Jul

Do certain foods help induce labor?Could a good eggplant parmigiana help induce labor for antsy mothers? Maybe a spoonful of castor oil?

Do certain foods help induce labor?
Could a good eggplant parmigiana help induce labor for antsy mothers? Maybe a spoonful of castor oil?

16

May

Pregnancy test frog may have spread fatal fungus
African clawed frogs were once widely imported and bred by hospitals because it lays eggs when injected with a pregnant woman’s urine.

Pregnancy test frog may have spread fatal fungus

African clawed frogs were once widely imported and bred by hospitals because it lays eggs when injected with a pregnant woman’s urine.

17

Apr


 Light drinking during pregnancy okay, study suggests  



Research from the U.K. finds that consuming two drinks a week when pregnant is not linked to adverse outcomes in childhood.
Research from the U.K. finds that consuming two drinks a week when pregnant is not linked to adverse outcomes in childhood.