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10

Oct

The best and worst states to have a babyNew survey takes into account everything from delivery costs to infant mortality to the number of pediatricians per capita.

The best and worst states to have a baby
New survey takes into account everything from delivery costs to infant mortality to the number of pediatricians per capita.

01

Jul

Sperm donations from older men more likely to result in pregnancyNew research leads some health experts to suggest that the maximum age for sperm donors be raised to 45.

Sperm donations from older men more likely to result in pregnancy
New research leads some health experts to suggest that the maximum age for sperm donors be raised to 45.

27

Jun

Would you take a pregnancy test — in a bar?Researchers in Alaska hope to reduce their state’s rate of fetal alcohol syndrome by bringing free pregnancy tests where they might do the most good.

Would you take a pregnancy test — in a bar?
Researchers in Alaska hope to reduce their state’s rate of fetal alcohol syndrome by bringing free pregnancy tests where they might do the most good.

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.