Category Archives: Baby Health

Pregnancy, Fever, and Autism

photo credit: rocknroll_guitar One of the most frustrating things about Autism, of course, is that we really don’t know what causes it. Researchers have identified certain risk factors, and many other potential causes have been identified (and left wanting for … finish reading Pregnancy, Fever, and Autism

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More About Baby’s Size

photo credit: nikkigomez We’ve talked before about the size of your baby bump, and about how having a smaller or larger baby doesn’t necessarily make your delivery any easier or more difficult. That being said, many women do still wonder … finish reading More About Baby’s Size

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Fresh Air is Good for Baby, Even Before She’s Born

photo credit: grotos We all know that fresh air is good for babies, but a recent study conducted by Columbia University’s Center for Children’s Environmental Health shows that the air a mother breathes during pregnancy is also important to baby’s … finish reading Fresh Air is Good for Baby, Even Before She’s Born

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New Research on Folic Acid and Asthma

photo credit: slightly everything If you’ve done any reading about pregnancy nutrition (on this site, or just about anywhere else) you’ve been told to take 400 micrograms or more of folic acid a day during pregnancy. Folic acid helps prevent … finish reading New Research on Folic Acid and Asthma

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How Obesity and Diabetes can Harm Your Baby

We’re constantly discovering more and more ways that some basic health conditions – such as obesity and diabetes – can affect your pregnancy in a negative way. For example, one recent study looked at the development of embryos, and how … finish reading How Obesity and Diabetes can Harm Your Baby

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