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What You Need To Know About Geriatric Pregnancy

Geriatric pregnancies (women 35 & older), are becoming more common. Even though they're at higher risk, many result in healthy pregnancies & normal births.
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Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring Training is Crucial to Patient Safety

Routine, rigorous fetal heart rate monitoring training is key to ensuring good outcomes for moms and babies during labor and delivery.
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13 Reasons Why a Vasectomy is a Better Choice

Did you know that vasectomies have benefits for both men & women? It is a reliable form of birth control that helps prevent unplanned pregnancy. Read more!
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Why Infertility Treatment Should be a Covered Benefit

Infertility is a disease and deserves to be covered by health insurance like other medical conditions. There are compelling business and social reasons to support this case.
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I Was Told My Condition ‘Just Happens Sometimes’

I work with mostly women……lots of them. As an elementary school principal, I have mentored and gotten to know many women on both professional...
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The Anti-Contraception Agenda is Fueled by Fake Science

Those of us who care deeply about women's health and reproductive rights have plenty of reason for concern now that advocates of fake science are in positions of power and alternative facts have been weaponized by state legislatures.
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Discovery May Lead to New Fertility Treatments

A new study from the University of Montreal found that abnormal segregation of chromosomes in eggs from old mice is an important cause of age-related infertility.

How to Minimize the Risk of ASD During Your Pregnancy

Although the exact cause of autism is unknown, there are some things you can do that might minimize the risk of your child being born with ASD.

Why Maternal Mortality is Rising in the United States

Despite a 44% decline in global maternal mortality since 1990, the rate of women dying from complications during and after pregnancy or childbirth is rising in the U.S.

Hope on the Horizon for Uterine Fibroids

Although fibroids are benign tumors, they cause both physical and psychological distress. Until recently, treatment was primarily surgery, but new drugs are offering alternatives for women who can't have or don't want a hysterectomy.
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Mother’s Milk is Best for Preemies—and Donor Milk May Be Second-Best

Breastfeeding and human milk ensure the optimal development of infants.
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Research Confirms Link Between Birth Weight and Cancer

The occurrence of childhood cancer rises as birth weight increases according to new research from the International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium.