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Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-Section Risk

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows (HealthDay News) — Eating a healthy diet and exercising during pregnancy isn’t just good for the developing baby. A new analysis of 36 studies including a total of more than 12,500 women suggests these behaviors can also lower a mom-to-be’s chances of having…

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Are Antidepressants During Pregnancy Safe for Baby: Study

It finds newborns aren’t more likely to be irritable, hard to feed or sleepless Expectant mothers, if you’re taking an antidepressant it won’t make your newborn cranky or at higher risk for other problems, researchers report. Northwestern University researchers divided 214 new moms into three groups: those with a mood disorder who were not using…

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The Motherlode of ‘Mother Love’ Chemicals

Moms secrete more dopamine when watching their own babies, study finds By Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News) — The feel-good brain chemical dopamine appears to play a role in the development of a healthy bond between a mother and baby, a new study suggests. Dopamine may motivate moms to do more for their children because it makes…

Ovarian Cancer Drug Given Fast-Track Approval

Rubraca’s use is specific to women with a mutation of the BRCA gene, FDA said (HealthDay News) — The anti-cancer drug Rubraca (rucaparib) has been granted accelerated approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced ovarian cancer. The approval is limited to cases where the cancer is caused by specific gene mutations…

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Relieve Vaginal Pain Without Surgery or Hormone Replacement Therapy

ThermiVa is a non-surgical procedure that works to eliminate vaginal pain. No surgery, no downtime, no medication, no additional pain. ThermiVa is a simple solution to troublesome vaginal pain. Women often experience vaginal pain such as vaginal dryness and discomfort during intercourse or urination. These problems tend to rise when estrogen production significantly decreases. Estrogen…