Posts From August, 2011

Stillbirths: Declining, But No Less Devastating

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August 28, 2011

For most women, the pain and discomfort of childbirth is overshadowed by the joy of finally getting to hold their precious, blanket-swaddled newborn in their arms for the first time. But not every woman is so lucky. Despite the technological advancements now available to monitor fetal development and well-being, the New York Times reports that ... read more


Dietary Tips from the American Dietetic Association

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August 19, 2011

CalciumOur bodies use calcium to build and maintain strong bones and teeth. Learn More » Vitamin DVitamin D is important to bone health. It helps your body absorb calcium, which helps build healthy bones. Learn More » ProteinProtein is one of the three main building blocks of food, along with carbohydrate and fat. Learn More ... read more


To Know Or Not To Know? New Blood Test Can Tell Fetus’s Sex At Just 7 Weeks

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August 17, 2011

Newly expectant parents can now start picking out colors for the new baby room earlier than previously thought possible, thanks to a new, surprisingly accurate blood test that can determine the sex of a fetus only seven weeks into pregnancy. According to the August 10th issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a ... read more


The Truth About Women & Postpartum Depression

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August 4, 2011

Becoming a new mother can be a wonderful, exciting experience, but it can also be a daunting one. While childbirth is typically a joyous occasion, it is not uncommon for new mothers to experience some slight mood swings or anxiety when they first arrive home with their new baby. Commonly known as the "baby blues," ... read more