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The use of antidepressants during pregnancy is not linked to a higher overall risk of stillbirth and death in newborns, a study said Tuesday, confounding a long-held opposing view of such drugs.
2013/1/3
Especially during the first days after a birth, the idyllic image of a contented baby and joyful mother is often far from reality. Many new mothers are irritable and prone to crying spells, a condition known colloquially as the “baby blues.”
2013/1/1
Receiving hormone replacement therapy in the 10 years following menopause can reduce the risk of getting cardiovascular disease, Chen Fang-ping, president of the Taiwanese Menopause Society, said yesterday at a press conference.
2012/12/6
Women who had the flu or ran a fever for more than a week during their pregnancy face a greater risk of having a child with an autism spectrum disorder, Danish researchers said Monday.
2012/11/14
Some women who deliver their babies by caesarean section may be able to check out of the hospital the next day without raising their risk of problems, according to a Malaysian study.
2012/11/13
A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose treatment early in menopause made women feel better and did not seem to raise heart risks during the four-year study.
2012/10/4
Britain launched a public consultation on Monday to ask whether controversial “three-parent” fertility treatments should be available to families hoping to avoid passing on incurable diseases.
2012/9/18
Contraceptive use saves the lives of more than a quarter of million women each year, either from death in childbirth or unsafe abortions, according to estimates published on Tuesday.
2012/7/11
British charity Save the Children on Wednesday said it was a “global scandal” that 50,000 teenagers die each year due to pregnancy and childbirth complications.
2012/6/28
Better care has cut the number of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth by nearly half in the past two decades, but there is still a death every 2 minutes, according to U.N. figures released Wednesday.
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