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Book "Mommy IQ" Released From Rosie Pope and Amos Grunebaum

In October 2012, Rosie Pope, star of Bravo's Pregnant in Heels, published a book called "Mommy IQ."  ... read more »

Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs): Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Perfluorinated chemicals, also known as PFCs, are used in so many everyday household items it's almost impossible to avoid exposure. They're in food packaging, pesticides, and personal care products as well as carpets, clothing, and upholstery. ... read more »

Organophosphate Pesticides: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Once nerve agents of chemical warfare, organophosphates are now commonly used in agricultural pesticides that dust many of our industrial crops and are commonly used in home gardens, too. ... read more »

Advanced Parental Age and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder

In this study, both maternal and paternal age were independently associated with autism. ... read more »

Which Vaccinations are Safe During Pregnancy?

Which vaccinations are safe during pregnancy and which are not? ... read more »

Vaccinations and Pregnancy Safety

Information about vaccinations and pregnancy safety - who should have them and when. ... read more »

Sperm Life - How Long Do Sperm Live?

Sperm usually die inside the vagina within less than an hour but they can survive inside the uterus for up to 5 days. ... read more »

Normal Progesterone Levels

What are normal progesterone levels? ... read more »

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Eating the Placenta - Placentophagia

The placenta is a fetal organ consisting of an umbilical cord, membranes (chorion and amnion), and placental body. The placenta is a unique pregnancy organ which functions to sustain nutrition for the developing fetus. ... read more »

Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Affect Baby's Future Obesity

A mother's weight gain during pregnancy can affect her daughter's obesity rate even decades later. ... read more »

What are Autism Spectrum Disorders?

Autism is a simple name for a complex array of disorders. Disorders associated with autism are generally focused on socialization and communication. ... read more »

Bipolar Disorder: TTC, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Period

If you suffer from bipolar disorder, is important to understand how trying to conceive (TTC), pregnancy and the postpartum period will affect your mental health.  ... read more »

Why is Folic Acid Important for Pregnancy?

What is folic acid and what does it do? ... read more »

Phthalates: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Phthalates are thought to be endocrine disrupters that are difficult to hide from. Toiletries and cosmetics are laced with them. ... read more »


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Atrazine: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

The widely used herbicide, atrazine, interferes with thyroid hormones, a factor that suggests a link between the chemical and autoimmune disorders, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and obesity. ... read more »


The practice of acupuncture involves stimulating anatomical points using heat, pressure and/or thin metal needles with the goal of achieving optimum health and relieving ailments such as chronic pain. ... read more »

Vitamin B12 Preconception Decreases Malformations

Vitamin B12 preconception decreases malformations. ... read more »

Pelvic Pain Causes

Many women experience pelvic pain at some time during their lives and most of the time pelvic pain is just the normal functioning of the reproductive or other organs. But not all pelvic pain is normal. ... read more »

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Septate Uterus

What is a septate uterus? A septate uterus may be diagnosed during a routine gynecological exam. However, sometimes it is not discovered until after a woman experiences reproductive problems. ... read more »

Periconception Health Affects Child's Disease Risk

A mother's health and diet just before and after conception could have an impact on a child's health in the long run, researchers say. ... read more »

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Abortion, Future Fertility and Pregnancy

Does an abortion affect future fertility or pregnancy? ... read more »

Are Caffeine and Soda Safe to Consume During Pregnancy?

Are caffeine and soda safe to consume when trying to conceive and during pregnancy? How much caffeine is too much when trying to conceive and during pregnancy? ... read more »

What Are My Odds of Having a Baby

Your chances and odds having a baby depend on three issues: Ovulation, Sperm, and Fallopian Tubes. ... read more »


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Arsenic: Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Arsenic, described as notoriously poisonous to multicellular life, is a common groundwater contamination that affects millions of people worldwide. Contamination is strongest near mining operations. ... read more »

Anxiety Disorder

The term anxiety disorder represents a family of mental disorders associated with fear and anxiety. When these feelings linger or are experienced with intensity, quality of life suffers. ... read more »

What is a Bicornuate Uterus?

A bicornuate uterus is the most common congenital uterine anomaly. It is a uterus that has two horns, often is heart shaped and that has a wall and a partial split outside. ... read more »

Recurrence Odds - Down Syndrome

What is the risk of having another Down Syndrome baby? ... read more »

Uterine Anomalies - Bicornuate, Septate, Didelphys, Didelphic

Uterine anomalies include uterus didelphys, didelphus, didelphic, arcuate, bicornuate, septate. ... read more »